First patient receives innovative new treatment to tackle combined diabetes and obesity in NHS approved trial initiated by the ABCD, UK

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Combined diabetes and obesity, ‘diabesity’, is a serious health problem with considerably increased risks of premature heart attack, stroke and death. If not controlled, it can also affect the eyes leading to blindness, the kidneys leading to kidney failure and the feet leading to ulcers and amputation. The number of patients with diabesity is increasing rapidly, both in the UK and world-wide… (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)