Latest news — articles for April 2018

Taking steps to prevent diabetes in Salford

There are 20,000 people living in Salford at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes – and 2,000 people who already have the disease but don’t yet know it. For Diabetes Prevention Week (April 16 – 22), Dr Sheila McCorkindale, clinical lead for diabetes at NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group, is urging people to make the most of services available in Salford to make simple lifestyle changes to prevent you from developing diabetes.

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Salford GPs, pharmacists and patients help unique study gain worldwide significance

A trailblazing Salford study is leading the way in its approach to testing the effectiveness of drugs in everyday clinical practice.

 

Carried out between 2012 and 2016, the Salford Lung Study (SLS) involved an innovative way of testing out a drug treatment for patients with both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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