Monthly Archives: September 2015

Ninjabetic – Fighting for survival…

14th September 2015

I’m unsure of how to start this article, so I thought I’d just come out and say it… I’m exhausted. All I’ve thought about for the last few months is how much of a struggle I have found being a ...

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New type 2 prevention scheme piloted

11th September 2015

A new diabetes prevention programme has been piloted in Leicestershire. Let’s Prevent Diabetes is being trialled in the towns of Loughborough and Shepshed before being rolled out across the UK. ...

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Inpatient audit returns this month

10th September 2015

The 2015 National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA) takes place later this month. The bedside survey, which provides a snapshot of diabetes inpatient care in England and Wales, will be held ...

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Diabetes cycling team to tour UK

9th September 2015

The first all-diabetes professional cycling team saddle up today to compete in the UK’s leading professional bike race. This unique team of cyclists all have type 1 diabetes and manage their ...

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Nominations for DESMOND Awards open

9th September 2015

Entries for the second annual Celebrating DESMOND Awards are now open. The awards were created to reward excellence and share learning across the type 2 diabetes structured education programme ...

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Toujeo insulin gets Scottish go ahead

9th September 2015

Sanofi’s Toujeo® (Insulin glargine 300 units/mL) has been approved for use in Scotland, the pharmaceutical company has announced. The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved the ...

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Help requested for refugees with diabetes

9th September 2015

An international charity is urging people to dig deep and donate money to Syrian refugees with type 1 diabetes. According to T1International, an organisation which advocates fair access to ...

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First European event on silent occlusions

9th September 2015

The first symposium in Europe to focus on silent occlusions and infusion set failures is set to take place later this month. The event, which will also focus on optimising insulin pump therapy, ...

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