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  • Obesity: a global crisis

    As this map over time illustrates, obesity isn’t just a national problem; it’s a global one. According to this particular research (Galka, 2017), the average adult is three times more likely to be obese today than they were in 1975, when initial data was collected. For the UK in particular, the figures move from 9% in… Read more »

  • When might you need to see an Ophthalmologist?

    Most of us will never bump into an Ophthalmologist, that is, roughly 3% of the population who knowingly suffer from an Ophthalmologist disease. With this in mind, it’s unlikely that the other 97% will come into contact, or even take the time to find out what the word means. Because let’s be honest, it’s not the… Read more »

  • Eating Christmassy with diabetes

    There’s no time of year quite like Christmas. But with all the food and drink around, it’s hard to find a moment where something tempting and indulgent isn’t within arms’ reach. That can put a strain on people with no dietary requirements, let alone people with diabetes. If you do have diabetes (either Type 1 or Type… Read more »

  • Reverse your Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 Diabetes is commonly referred to as a chronic, progressive condition that’s with you for life. In reality, it’s a disease that’s reversible; it’s not easy, but it’s possible. You’ve probably already heard from your consultant that it’s all about a healthy diet and an active lifestyle – and it is about these things – but there are… Read more »

  • Exercise and diabetes

    Did you know that exercise is a brilliant form of medicine? It effectively increases insulin sensitivity, whilst combatting post-meal glucose spikes and even more; it allows for more fulfilling and restful sleep and it can give you a sense of pride and achievement. Most importantly, however, it can be fun and enjoyable. Blood glucose control… Read more »

  • What is Advanced Lipid Analysis?

    Standard lipid testing is a well-established way to predict and manage risk in cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, despite standard lipid testing’s generally decent track record, a large portion of cardiovascular disease cases remain unaddressed. To counter the limitations of standard testing, some practitioners prefer advanced lipoprotein analysis: a more intuitive way of predicting risk and individualising therapy for CVD prevention. It’s also able… Read more »

  • Diabetes Insights Day Recap

    Following the success of our London Diabetes Centre insights day, we wanted to share some of the information and highlights that were captured live on the day. Our experts had a whole lot to say! Rest assured there’ll be more to come: we’ll be recapping more on Twitter and Facebook next week, and creating new blogs for… Read more »

  • Our Diabetes offering continues to grow with the launch of London Diabetes Centre

    London Medical boasts a wealth of experience – 25 years, in fact – as the UK’s leading private diabetes clinic. Since we started, we’ve been leading the practice and treatment of Diabetes through the latest technological developments with the help of some of the country’s top experts. To coincide with the rebrand of the London Diabetes… Read more »

  • Diabetes Insights Day

    Join London Medical for a day of insights and a look at leading treatments and practices for Diabetes. If you suffer from type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or perhaps you know or look after someone who does this day will be of interest. You must register a free ticket here.   Please register your… Read more »

  • Flu season is almost upon us

    Here are a few things you can do to minimise your risk of flu, or if you’ve got it already, some ways to get over it as quickly as possible.