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Archive for: January, 2014
Sugar sensing contact lenses for diabetics

The Google lab is renowned for its unusual and futuristic projects and its most recent development doesn’t disappoint- sugar sensing contact lenses that could help diabetics manage their blood sugar levels. Diabetes is a condition that affects 1 in every 19 people on the planet, meaning that a large proportion of the population face the Read More

Talking about travelling abroad with your insulin medication

According to Diabetes UK, every three minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with diabetes. Although these figures already seem worrying, they are only expected to grow. At AllClear we understand that diabetes can affect many aspects of your life, and we wanted to share some advice with you to make travelling with diabetes a Read More

Marmite Love or Hate?

Yes, Marmite, the brains behind a very brave advertising campaign, inviting you to either love or hate their product. But an interesting article in the Daily Mail tells that if you love marmite, this may also boost heart attack victims chances of survival.

Dolphins and Diabetes

I read a fascinating article in the Times the other day – according to new research, bottlenosed dolphins are the only animals apart from humans to develop a natural form of type 2 diabetes. The discovery offers important insights into a disease that affects an estimated 2.75 million adults in Britain.

Antony Worrall Thompson and Diabetes

In 2003, the star of programmes like Ready Steady Cook, was diagnosed with syndrome X or borderline diabetes – this can lead to type 2 diabetes. Sufferers of the condition should avoid obesity, smoking, and high blood sugar levels’