Monthly Archives: April 2016

Diabetes teams invited to enter awards

7th April 2016

Teams who have “improved services and outcomes” for people with diabetes are being invited to enter the Quality in Care Diabetes (QiC) awards. The programme recognises, rewards and ...

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Diabetes quadruples in 35 years

6th April 2016

The number of people who were living with diabetes has almost quadrupled largely down to “obesity”, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).  In its first-ever report on the ...

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Type 2 risk tool hits one million mark

6th April 2016

A total of 1 million people have now been through a type 2 risk assessment tool, it has been announced. The Know Your Risk resource, which was developed by researchers at the University of ...

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Abstracts needed for inpatient conference

6th April 2016

Healthcare professionals are invited to submit abstracts ahead of the 5th National Diabetes Inpatient Conference in June. The abstracts must be no more than 300 words and should describe ...

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‘UK insulin pump use goes up’

5th April 2016

Insulin pump use among people with type 1 diabetes in the UK has gone up, but numbers still remain lower than in comparable countries. The findings, taken from the first National Diabetes Insulin ...

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National diabetes roles announced

5th April 2016

Dr Partha Kar has become the first ever associate national clinical director for diabetes.  NHS England has also announced that Professor Jonathan Valabhji’s term as national clinical ...

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Type 2 awareness images released

5th April 2016

Graphic images released shows how eating too much sugar can harm the body in a bid to raise awareness of type 2 diabetes. The advertising campaign, launched by Diabetes Association of ...

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Type 2 risk for infertile men

5th April 2016

A low sperm count could mean a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. Men with infertility problems could also be at risk of osteoporosis researchers in Sweden said. ...

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