Monthly Archives: December 2016

Scotland’s £10m insulin pump and CGM fund

13th December 2016

A £10m fund to provide more insulin pumps to people with diabetes living in Scotland has been announced. It will also be used to fund more continuous glucose monitoring equipment as part of a ...

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DKA and SGLT-2 statement issued

8th December 2016

The increased risk of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes from SGLT-2 inhibitors has been highlighted by a leading body of diabetes consultants. The Association of ...

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Fat and sugar ban in children’s advertising

8th December 2016

The promotion of high fat, salt or sugar will be banned in children’s advertising, it has been announced today. Tough new rules banning the advertising of high fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) food or ...

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Fizzy drinks tax moves closer

7th December 2016

Campaigners say moves to bring in a central tax on sugary drinks will “help protect our children’s future health”. The results of a Government consultation on introducing in the levy from April ...

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Diabetes champion sought for parkrun

5th December 2016

An organisation which stages hundreds of 5k runs across the UK every weekend is recruiting a diabetes champion. The voluntary role would help parkrun UK work on plans to increase awareness of the ...

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DSN Spotlight – Geri Gray

1st December 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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Global diabetes child care programme extended

1st December 2016

A programme which provides children wth type 1 diabetes around the world free access to insulin and treatment has been extended. The Changing Diabetes® in Children initiative will continue for ...

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