Tag Archives: Prevention

We Need A Moonshot For Diabetes Prevention, Part 1 — The Case For Action

Testing Blood SugarWorld Health Organization (WHO) About two years ago, my friend Tony lost three toes. The cause of this tragedy was type 2 diabetes, even though the disease is manageable and often preventable. Tony then fought a host of complications. Small wounds would not heal and became life-threatening. Another amputation was necessary, and more were a… Read More »

NHS long-term plan: Focus on prevention 'could save 500,000 lives'

Media playback is unsupported on your device NHS bosses in England say a new 10-year plan could save up to 500,000 lives by focusing on prevention and early detection. GPs, mental health and community care will get the biggest funding increases to shift the focus away from hospitals. Prime Minister Theresa May hailed the launch… Read More »