Diabetes Week 2019
Access to insurance for people with diabetes
Combination is a common one that industry typically declines
'Health Profile for England' report finds UK women's health worse than other parts of Europe
Capped premiums and tailored fast track application process for people with diabetes struggling to get cover
Changes to income protection underwriting compliments Managed Life offering
VitalityLife's Fergus Bescoby explores the rise of obesity and its implications
Three-month programme in partnership with Mapmydiabetes involving eight patients
VitalityLife is offering customers an upfront discount and annual premium discounts if they monitor and improve their health, as part of two new developments for its protection customers.
The number of people living with diabetes in the UK has exceeded the 4 million mark for the first time, according to figures from Diabetes UK.
Five million people in England have blood sugar levels indicating a high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a report by Public Health England (PHE).
Virgin Care and East Staffordshire Clinical Comissioning Group have announced a joint partnership called 'Improving Lives.'
Health guidelines such as recommended intakes of salt and recommended exercise are unknown to members of the public, a survey for Nuffield Health has found.
Patients with diabetes are less likely to receive the care and treatments recommended for their condition if they are of working age, Diabetes UK has found.
A third of adults in England are at risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Helping local authorities to tackle obesity is the focus of a NICE local government public health briefing published today, in a bid to reduce diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancers.
Insurers could be facing an increase in declined claims as the complexity of health problems rises, according to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
UK doctors have called for unity to stop rising obesity and serious health consequences before the NHS buckles under the pressure, a steering group has reported.
NICE has published public health guidance to tackle rising obesity.
Care provided to patients with diabetes is in a ‘state of crisis' a specialist health lawyer has warned.
Diabetes UK has warned half of people with the condition are not meeting their blood pressure target.
The UK obesity epidemic is not without repercussions in the insurance industry. James Shattock explains.
People with impaired lives are vulnerable and in need of protection, Nicky Bray explores why it is so important for them to take out the right cover to protect both their dependants and themselves.