Monthly Archives: November 2016

Prime Minister opens new Diabetes UK office

14th November 2016

Prime Minister Theresa May has opened a new Diabetes UK office on World Diabetes Day (WDD) to mark the global campaign. The new premises is located at the Wells Lawrence House in Whitechapel and ...

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Call to improve Scottish diabetes care

14th November 2016

The number of people with type 1 diabetes receiving all nine essential care checks has dropped to less than 40 per cent, it has been announced. The Scottish Diabetes Survey 2015 has suggested ...

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TV star James Norton supports type 1 campaign

14th November 2016

TV and film star James Norton has spoken out about having type 1 diabetes in a bid to help raise awareness as part of World Diabetes Day (WDD). Best known for starring in award-winning television ...

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Spotlight shines on diabetic ketoacidosis

14th November 2016

A campaign to raise awareness of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) has been launched to coincide with World Diabetes Day (WDD). The #knowyourketones campaign has been developed to highlight the risks ...

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Google marks Frederick Banting’s birthday

14th November 2016

The search engine giant Google has marked the 125th birthday of Sir Fredrick Banting’s birthday by changing its iconic homepage to a commemorative picture of the scientist. Sir Frederick ...

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World joins together for diabetes day

14th November 2016

A total of 152 countries are taking part in World Diabetes Day (WDD) helping to promote the condition and draw attention to the importance of eye screening. According to the International ...

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NINJABETIC – Diabetes awareness

14th November 2016

Diabetes Awareness Month is in full swing and one of the highlights for me is reading about change and how people manage that in their day-to-day lives. Obviously a diagnosis of diabetes, ...

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Diabetes charter lays out treatment rights

11th November 2016

A charity which calls for insulin and other vital diabetes supplies to be made available for everyone with diabetes has launched a new Charter. T1 International’s Type 1 Diabetes Access ...

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