Monthly Archives: September 2016

DSN SPOTLIGHT – Maggie Shepherd

20th September 2016

The role of the diabetes specialist nurse is hugely important in ensuring high-quality diabetes care. Our DSN Spotlight series celebrates this great position and also aims to find out more about ...

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NHS at stake as diabetes numbers soar

13th September 2016

Tackling diabetes in England is “fundamental” to the future of the NHS, according to Public Health England (PHE). The new Diabetes Prevalence Model, produced by the PHE National ...

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Ninjabetic – The love of learning

13th September 2016

As I sat back on my sofa with a cup of tea in my hand, feet up and my day-to-day tasks behind me, I realised what a beautiful thing online learning is. It’s fast, fun, easy to access and it suits ...

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Type 1 resource website launches

13th September 2016

A website which aims to pull together all the resources and support for people with type 1 diabetes has been launched. T1 Resources is a collection of useful links, websites and online ...

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The Big Interview – Karen Addington

8th September 2016

Karen Addington is the chief executive of JDRF, a global organisation and the world’s leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research. Read Ms Addington’s views on how diabetes ...

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Hypo kit safety alert issued

6th September 2016

Batches of a kit used to treat severe hypoglycaemic reactions are being recalled due to safety issues. Users of the GlucaGen HypoKit are being asked to check whether they have an affected product ...

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Diabetes quality care review published

6th September 2016

Healthcare professionals are being urged to help people self-manage their diabetes better in a review focusing on the quality of care in England. My Diabetes, My Care, by the Care Quality ...

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Child type 1 prevention trial to start

6th September 2016

Children in Lanarkshire are being invited to take part in a major new study aimed at preventing type 1 diabetes. NHS Lanarkshire’s research and development team is looking for young people aged ...

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