Check out the latest news and updates of Type 2 Diabetes

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Equalibras has been out and about to find the latest news, reviews and updates from the world of diabetes and prediabetes.

Each week we will deliver all that you need to know to live a healthy lifestyle and to prevent, manage or live with Type 2 diabetes.

This week’s headline story focuses on a new sensor that could potentially help patients with the signs and symptoms of Type 2 diabetes.

Can sweat patches revolutionise diabetes treatment?

Sweat patches

According to a recent article published by the BBC, scientists have developed a sensor that can monitor blood sugar levels by analysing sweaty skin.

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Gluten-free diet may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes

Gluten free diet

Individuals who consume the least amount of gluten in their diets appear to have a slightly higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes over a few decades, according to a recent study.

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Type 2 diabetes leads to complications more often than Type 1

Childrens healthy eating

A recent study has shown that teens and young adults with Type 2 diabetes develop kidney, nerve and eye diseases - as well as some risk factors for heart disease – more often than youngsters with Type 1 diabetes in the years shortly after diagnosis.

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Fruit and veg-rich diet linked to lower risk of lung disease

Fruit and veg diet

A diet rich in fruit and vegetables is linked to a significantly lower risk of developing chronic lung disease (COPD) in former and current smokers according to research published online in the journal Thorax.

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