Monthly Archives: May 2015

NHS boss pledges action on Type 2 diabetes

21st May 2015

The health service needs to take urgent action to prevent “condemning our children to a rising tide of avoidable diabetes”, the Chief Executive of the NHS has said. Simon Stevens said ...

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Diabetes author in book festival talk

21st May 2015

Author Dr David Cavan will be talking about his bestselling book ‘Reverse Your Diabetes’ at the Bradford Literature Festival this weekend. He will be tackling the myths and ...

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Diabetes awards deadline approaching

21st May 2015

The deadline for the 2015 Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes programme is less than one week away. Teams and individuals working within the field of diabetes have until 5pm on Thursday, May 28, to ...

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Car rally raises £126,000 for JDRF

21st May 2015

A four-day charity rally is on track to raise a stunning £126,000 to support JDRF’s Type 1 diabetes research. Over 300 participants and their decorated cars took part in the Scumrun car ...

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Diabetes passports for schools launched

21st May 2015

Schools are being encouraged to adopt a new diabetes ‘passport’ to help drive up standards of care for pupils with the condition. Launched by the InDependent Diabetes Trust (IDDT), the booklet is ...

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Seasonal ‘link’ to Type 1 diabetes

21st May 2015

JDRF researchers at the University of Cambridge have found evidence that our immune systems change with the seasons – a finding that may suggest a seasonal link to Type 1 diabetes. Scientists ...

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