Type 1 diabetes sufferer Simon O’Reilly injecting insulin into his leg, something he does four times a day. Photo: Antony Dickson

The new diabetes breakthroughs that could change lives, and a type 1 sufferer on what it would mean to him

  • Recent breakthroughs are allowing doctors to understand type 1 diabetes better than ever, and pharmaceutical companies are betting big on a cure
  • Sufferer Simon O’Reilly talks about his experience with the disease and the difference these breakthroughs could make to him
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Type 1 diabetes sufferer Simon O’Reilly injecting insulin into his leg, something he does four times a day. Photo: Antony Dickson
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Urinary tract infections are more likely to affect women than men. Photo: Alamy

Urinary tract infections: why they affect more women, and what you can do to prevent or treat them

  • UTIs are caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract, causing pain, incontinence, bleeding and sometimes nausea
  • The best way to treat them is with antibiotics, although some infections have shown resistance to medications
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Urinary tract infections are more likely to affect women than men. Photo: Alamy
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