Monthly Archives: July 2015

Epic cycling challenge raises £7k

10th July 2015

A cyclist has completed an epic challenge pedalling constantly for more than 27 hours to raise £7,000 for Diabetes UK. John Grumitt, from Chiswick, took part in the Styrkeproven, which is a 339 ...

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BBC drama slammed over diabetes portrayal

10th July 2015

The finale of the popular BBC One series The Syndicate has been criticised by some fans on Twitter who are angry over the “misrepresentation” of diabetes in the storyline. In Tuesday’s episode, ...

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MP calls for more diabetes research

9th July 2015

Northampton South MP David Mackintosh has called for government action on diabetes research funding. The politician attended a special tour of a diabetes research lab at King’s College London, ...

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Ninjabetic – me before my illness

6th July 2015

My local commissioner has just asked me a question that made me well up…but before anyone thinks the worst, I’m happy about this. You see, she was the first person (in the 13 years I’ve lived ...

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Forum up for award for life-saving campaign

2nd July 2015

A leading online diabetes forum has been shortlisted for a prestigious award for a life-saving awareness campaign. Diabetes.co.uk has been shortlisted for ‘Best use of social media to deliver a ...

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