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Wednesday, 06 December 2017
Updated NICE guidance recommends that healthcare professionals should refer people with elevated blood sugars to exercise classes and nutrition courses. The updated guidelines Type 2 diabetes: prevention in people at high risk can be used alongside the NHS Health Check programme
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Wednesday, 06 December 2017
GPs can improve the early detection of heart valve disease by increasing use of chest auscultation when seeing older patients, UK primary care specialists have recommended.
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Friday, 06 October 2017

The new OneTouch Reveal® mobile app is now available in the UK and Ireland. It includes innovative features including blood sugar and activity timelines transformed into quick visual snapshots which allow people with diabetes to see their results, identify trends and get on with their daily life.

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Friday, 06 October 2017

The UK is the first European country to have access to Sanofi Pasteur’s new quadrivalent influenza vaccine. Currently, the majority of seasonal influenza vaccines are trivalent, protecting against three strains of influenza virus: two A strains and one single B strain. However, over the recent flu seasons, co-circulation of two B strains has been consistently observed.

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Friday, 06 October 2017

In people with type 2 diabetes, Xultophy® (insulin degludec/liraglutide) significantly reduced a number of risk factors associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), compared to basal insulin.

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Tuesday, 03 October 2017

A number of new and updated guidelines were launched at the recent European Society of Cardiology congress in Barcelona.

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Tuesday, 03 October 2017

NHS England has announced that millions of people are to be offered checks for high blood pressure, high cholesterol and atrial fibrillation at GP surgeries and local pharmacies, as part of a drive to prevent heart disease and early deaths.

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Friday, 15 September 2017

Healthcare professionals should offer statins to millions of people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) to help to manage their increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new guidance from NICE.

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