Monthly Archives: July 2016

Diabetes conference schedule unveiled

15th July 2016

The Diabetes Professional Care 2016 has unveiled its speaker line-up for 2016, which includes keynote presentations from NHS England and The Diabetes Think Tank. The educational conference, which ...

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Challenge raises funds for diabetes charity

14th July 2016

A team of fundraisers led by The Diabetes Times editor Oliver Jelley generated more than £650 for a diabetes charity by cycling and running from Northampton to Market Harborough.  They biked and ...

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The Diabetes Manager – Does size matter?

14th July 2016

Abigail Kitt is a healthcare manager who has worked in the diabetes sector since 2004. Over the course of her career, she has built up knowledge in translating diabetes NHS policy into improving ...

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Immediate care for children with diabetes

13th July 2016

A child suspected of having diabetes should immediately be seen by a specialist, according to new National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) quality standards. Immediate referral ...

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Ninjabetic – The life-changing #doc

13th July 2016

This week I had the pleasure of taking part in PhD research. It was about living with a chronic condition and using online communities to assist with the management of my type 1 diabetes, both ...

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Poor education fuels complications

13th July 2016

Poor delivery of life-changing education to people with diabetes is fuelling serious diabetes complications, according to a new report. Diabetes UK’s State of the Nation document ...

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Type 1 prime minister ‘inspiring’

13th July 2016

A prime minister with type 1 diabetes proves having the condition should be “no barrier to living life to the full”, Diabetes UK’s chief executive has said. In an interview ...

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The Big Interview – Chris Askew

13th July 2016

This month we’ve spoken to Diabetes UK’s chief executive Chris Askew for The Big Interview. Mr Askew has told The Diabetes Times his thoughts on what needs to change within diabetes ...

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Diabetic retinopathy trial starts

13th July 2016

More than 4,500 people with diabetes have signed up to take part in a diabetic retinopathy trial in Liverpool. The Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease study – which is the largest of ...

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