Monthly Archives: August 2016

DSN Spotlight – Amanda Epps

10th August 2016

The role of the diabetes specialist nurse is hugely important in ensuring high-quality diabetes care. We caught up with Amanda Epps, who is based in Kent to find out what her views are on ...

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Vote for your diabetes hero

9th August 2016

People have until the end of the month to select their diabetes heroes in the prestigious Quality in Diabetes Care (QiC) awards. Voting closes for the Diabetes Healthcare Professional of the ...

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Tresiba® now available in Scotland

9th August 2016

An alternative treatment to help improve glycaemic control for adults living with diabetes is now available in Scotland. NHS Scotland can now prescribe Novo Nordisk’s Tresiba® (insulin degludec), ...

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The Big Interview – Tarja Stenvall

3rd August 2016

Tarja Stenvall is the general manager for the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Business Unit and UK Country Chair for Sanofi. The pharmaceutical company has an 85-year commitment to improving the ...

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Final APPG diabetes care meeting set

3rd August 2016

The fourth and final meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group’s (APPG) investigation looking into diabetes care is set to take place in September. Improving Standards in Diabetes Care: ...

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Diabetes training programme updated

3rd August 2016

A diabetes education programme for healthcare professionals developed by the NHS has been updated as part of a thorough review. Effective Diabetes Education Now! (EDEN) is a comprehensive ...

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