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Jack Woodfield

Jack is a 26-year-old journalist. He is a type 1 diabetic who enjoys sport, boring weekends, MTV and once won a talent show for a dancing to Dario G’s 1997 hit “Sunchyme”.


Jack's News Articles


FDA approves Lucentis to treat all forms of diabetic retinopathy

April 21, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the drug Lucentis ...

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Semaglutide improves HbA1c and aids weight loss in new type 2 diabetes study

April 21, 2017

The type 2 diabetes drug semaglutide has been shown to support weight and loss ...

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US scientists discover drug that restores insulin sensitivity in type 2 diabetes

March 31, 2017

A new drug shown to help mice models of type 2 diabetes achieve normal blood ...


Higher outdoor temperature associated with increased type 2 diabetes risk

March 23, 2017

Rising environmental temperatures have been linked to an increased risk of ...

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Lifestyle intervention betters standard care in treating type 2 diabetes, Canadian study reports

March 17, 2017

A small trial by Canadian scientists finds that “intensive” lifestyle therapy ...


Jack's Blogs

Western Australian children with type 1 diabetes given extra time to complete exams

August 2, 2016

The decision to award extra time to Western Australian (WA) students with type 1 ...


Feline diabetes: What is it, and how it could affect your cat?

April 29, 2016

Everyone loves cats, right? Sure they do. But cats are similar to humans in that ...


5 things that can affect blood glucose readings

March 22, 2016

People with diabetes often have to test their blood sugar levels up to multiple ...


The low-carb diet and 6 other diets for people with type 2 diabetes

February 26, 2016

Over the years, an array of diets have been developed for people with type 2 ...


5 things most people don’t know about diabetes

February 3, 2016

Diabetes is a vast subject. It’s one that people can regularly get wrong – often ...

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