Monthly Archives: August 2015

Diabetes site reaches 160k members

28th August 2015

The UK’s largest community website and forum for people living with diabetes has reached more than 160,000 members. The total means that diabetes.co.uk is now reaching five per cent of the 3.2 ...

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iHealth test strips added to Drug Tariff

27th August 2015

Blood glucose meter test strips made by iHealth are to be made available on the Drug Tariff, it has been announced. The strips, which are compatible to the blood glucose meters iHealth Gluco and ...

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Type 1 technology guide released

26th August 2015

A new family-friendly guide to type 1 diabetes technology has been launched. Entitled ‘Type 1 Technology:  A guide for young people and families’, the guide aims to help families when ...

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Oral treatment trial to continue

26th August 2015

The next phase of a trial looking at treating type 2 diabetes orally is to go ahead, it has been announced. Global healthcare company Novo Nordisk has announced it plans to begin Phase III after ...

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200,000 diabetes complications a year

25th August 2015

People with diabetes suffer 200,000 devastating complications including amputation, heart attack and stroke every year, according to new analysis. The findings by Diabetes UK are based on ...

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Diabetes forum site up for top health prize

19th August 2015

A leading diabetes online forum has been nominated for a prestigious health award for a life-saving social media campaign. Diabetes.co.uk, which is Europe’s largest community website for people ...

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Bucks plan diabetes service revamp

19th August 2015

Services in Buckingham are being redesigned to help enhance the care and quality of life for people who have diabetes, it has been announced. The Improve Bucks Diabetes online community has been ...

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