Monthly Archives: November 2015

Message in a film for World Diabetes Day

13th November 2015

A diabetes researcher has combined science with art to produce a powerful awareness-raising message for World Diabetes Day. Michelle Hadjiconstantinou, a University of Leicester PhD student and ...

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Cyclists complete diabetes charity bike ride

11th November 2015

A team of three cyclists who covered 180 miles during a charity bike ride have raised more than £500 for  the diabetes charity JDRF. The bikers, from Nipro Medical Europe which makes blood ...

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Diabetes UK calls for more education in NHS

11th November 2015

People with diabetes are not being given access to education courses in over a third of areas in England, a freedom of information (FOI) request by the charity Diabetes UK has revealed. National ...

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South London insulin pump uptake improved

11th November 2015

Insulin pump uptake has been improved by 21.4 per cent in south London thanks to a collaborative project which streamlined clinics for people with type 1 diabetes in the area. Evidence indicates ...

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Celebrating DESMOND finalists announced

5th November 2015

The finalists in the 2015 Celebrating DESMOND awards have been revealed. The annual programme aims to reward excellence and share good practice across the DESMOND community, which delivers type 2 ...

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Leading speakers to present at diabetes event

5th November 2015

A new conference aiming to “empower patients to manage their own care” takes place next week with a host of leading speakers lined up. The first Diabetes Professional Care conference will be held ...

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Diabetes MP warns off Coca-Cola truck

5th November 2015

The iconic Coca-Cola truck is not welcome in Leicester during its annual Christmas tour, according to a local MP. Labour’s Keith Vaz, who has type 2 diabetes, said the promotional tour was ...

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