Monthly Archives: April 2016

Rowan Hillson award winners announced

21st April 2016

A consultant physician and his team have been named the winners of the prestigious Rowan Hillson Insulin Safety Award. Dr Gerry Rayman, a consultant physician and diabetologist from the Ipswich ...

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Major type 1 prevention trial to start

20th April 2016

An “extremely important” trial looking at a possible way to prevent type 1 diabetes is set to start in Scotland, it has been announced. Researchers from the University of Exeter ...

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Diabetes UK essential guide updated

15th April 2016

Getting the flu jab and talking about sexual problems have been included in the 15 Healthcare Essentials guide for people with diabetes. The document, compiled by Diabetes UK, aims to help people ...

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IDF launch online diabetes network

15th April 2016

An online diabetes platform for health professionals has been created so they can discuss the latest developments in the condition.  The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has launched the ...

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Women with gestational diabetes needed

14th April 2016

The views of women who have had or currently have diabetes during pregnancy are being sought in a bid to prevent the condition. Discussion groups will be held in Leicester to create an education ...

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Eatwell Guide is updated

14th April 2016

Guidelines which lay out the ideal healthy diet have been updated to include more starchy carbohydrates. Public Health England’s Eatwell Guide is a policy tool which is used to define ...

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