Monthly Archives: June 2015

3.9 million people now living with diabetes

15th June 2015

The number of people with diabetes in the UK has reached an all-time high of 3.9 million, according to new figures released today by Diabetes UK. The new information, extracted from official NHS ...

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Social media chat to start Diabetes Week

11th June 2015

A diabetes social media pioneer will host a social media question and answer session on Sunday to mark the start of Diabetes Week. Dr Partha Kar will be taking the hot seat in the session ...

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Unawareness diabetes can lead to blindness

9th June 2015

Over 40 per cent of British people do not realise that blindness is one of the major complications of diabetes, according to a survey published by Diabetes UK. The survey of 1,994 adults aged 15 ...

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Entries sought for insulin safety award

4th June 2015

Diabetes hospital teams are being invited to enter into a prestigious annual award. The 2015 Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Award, which is organised by Joint British Diabetes Societies for ...

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New date for older people network event

4th June 2015

The 3rd National Conference of the Older People’s Diabetes Network (OPDN) will now take place on Friday, November 13, 2015. It will be held at Aston University, in Birmingham, with the date ...

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New resource for Kent and Medway

4th June 2015

A new resource for diabetes healthcare professionals working in Kent and Medway has been launched. The Paula Carr Diabetes Trust, a charity dedicated to supporting people with the condition, has ...

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