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MRI research reveals ‘life-changing’ impact of ‘Flash’ blood glucose monitoring for type 1 diabetes
A new study has revealed the ‘life-changing’ benefits of Flash glucose monitoring for people with type 1 diabetes, compared to standard finger-prick testing.
Best statins for reducing cardiovascular risk in people with diabetes
Three commonly prescribed statins are best placed to lower all the ‘bad’ types of cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes, according to a new meta-analysis
Prestigious national entrepreneurship scheme places awarded to three MFT staff members
Three budding MFT entrepreneurs have been awarded places on the prestigious NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.
MFT researchers receive prestigious national appointments
Two leading Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) researchers have been appointed Senior Investigators by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
UK collaboration sees IMID BioResource pass major recruitment milestone
The NIHR Immune Mediated Inflammatory Disease (IMID) BioResource recently hit a major recruitment milestone of 2000 volunteers, thanks to the collaborative effort of centres across England.
MFT doctor named as the Young Researcher of 2021/22 by RCEM and NIHR
MFT Junior Doctor in Emergency Medicine Doctor, Anisa Jafar, was named Young Researcher of the Year by NIHR CRN and Royal College of Emergency Medicine.
Diabetes drugs could save thousands of lives
Manchester research links two types of less-often prescribed diabetes drugs with lower chances of potentially fatal heart problems – in people with type 2 diabetes without established heart disease.
Kidney disease probably caused by obesity, find scientists
A study led by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) and The University of Manchester researchers has revealed that obesity is likely to cause an increased risk of kidney disease.