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Diabetes UK

Victory in campaign to cancel diabetes fines

1st April 2015

People with diabetes who have been unfairly fined for claiming free prescriptions will be reimbursed, it has been confirmed on the back of a Diabetes UK campaign. Since September 2014, thousands ...

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80 per cent of diabetes amputations avoidable

20th March 2015

A total of 80 per cent of diabetes-related amputations could be avoided with access to the right care and support, a new report by a group of leading charities has found. The report, Vital Signs: ...

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New rules to stop diabetes fines

19th March 2015

The system for checking free prescriptions to stop people with diabetes being unfairly fined will be changed, according to Health Minister Dan Poulter. Since September, thousands of people with ...

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