Monthly Archives: November 2016

GP wins prize for low carb diabetes work

11th November 2016

A GP from Warrington has scooped a prestigious award for her work in obesity and diabetes. Dr Joanne McCormack was presented with a Royal College of General Practitioners Mersey Faculty ...

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Childhood obesity numbers increase

9th November 2016

The number of obese children who are in their first and last years at primary school have gone up, new figures have suggested. A total of 9.3 per cent of five-year olds in reception in England in ...

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The Diabetes Manager – The horse’s mouth

3rd November 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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DSN SPOTLIGHT – Gayle Richards

3rd November 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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Low carb diet saves NHS £4m in diabetes costs

2nd November 2016

The support being offered by an online low carb programme has so far saved the NHS £4 million in deprescription costs, it was revealed yesterday. The free Low Carb Program by the UK’s biggest and ...

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Diabetes Awareness Month kicks off

2nd November 2016

Healthcare professionals and people with diabetes are being invited to take part in Diabetes Awareness Month which started in November. It is the second year the campaign, which was originally ...

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The Big Interview – Dr David Unwin

2nd November 2016

Dr David Unwin is an advocate of the low-carb diet and has dedicated a lot of time and research to the subject, proving how beneficial it can be to people with diabetes. The award-winning GP ...

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