New research in Leicester, which has been funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), could help understand how heart failure can develop in people living with Type 2 diabetes.Read More
Medicine offers weight-loss hope for patients with type-2 diabetes
New research by academics at the University of Leicester published today (Friday 25th June) has given fresh hope to patients with type 2 diabetes, after Eli Lilly and Company’s SURPASS-2 clinical trial showed that 60% of patients achieved a 10% percent or greater weight loss with 15 mg of the medicine tirzepatide after four weeks.Read More
£2.6 million to create new approach to care for the under 40s with type 2 diabetes
Funding for a five-year project, that aims to develop a new type of care package that addresses gaps in support for people under 40 living with type 2 diabetes, has been awarded to a research team in Leicester.
This International Dance Day (29 April 2021) Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Manager, Rebecca Pritchard, describes how dance has been the perfect medium to develop relationships with the local community.
Hard to reach is the term often used to describe people who don’t want to come to ‘town hall’ style meetings, academic talks or committees. It’s a term increasingly and rightly out of fashion, as researchers in universities and hospitals develop sufficient awareness to realise that it’s the institution and the nature of its engagement that is hard to reach. It’s a term I’ve always found absurd, in light of the simple fact that I don’t want to go to committees or town hall style meetings or academic talks outside of work hours myself!Read More
Weight loss drug hope for patients with type 2 diabetes
Patients with type 2 diabetes that were treated with a weekly injection of the breakthrough drug Semaglutide were able to achieve an average weight loss of nearly 10kg, according to a new study published in The Lancet today.Read More
Obesity breakthrough supported by research from Leicester diabetes experts
Previous research in diabetes led by Leicester researchers has played a key role in laying foundations for new breakthrough in weight-loss treatment.Read More