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Benedict Jephcote

Benedict Jephcote is an Author at Diabetes Community. Benedict has been researching diabetes since 2010 as diabetes health writer. His comprehensive knowledge of diabetes is augmented by first hand experience of the condition, having been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1992.


Benedict's News Articles

Doctor with a defibrillator saves life

Diabetes increases mortality after heart attack by over 50%, study finds

June 24, 2016

The rate of mortality rises by over 50 per cent in people with diabetes ...


Strong blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes linked to lower risk of retinopathy

June 13, 2016

Maintaining good control of blood glucose levels halved the risk of diabetic ...

Trial starts to see if metformin can hold back type 1 diabetes

Trial starts to see if metformin can hold back type 1 diabetes

April 22, 2016

Researchers in the UK are starting a clinical trial to test whether metformin, a ...


Insulin exonerated for poor stenting outcomes

April 21, 2016

Insulin appears not to be a causal factor in poor outcomes following stenting in ...


Blocking glucagon could reduce need to inject insulin

April 20, 2016

Researchers are looking at a novel way to improve control of type 1 diabetes. ...

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