Diabetes UK

Dieticians and diabetes nurses inspired

21st September 2016

The next generation of diabetes leaders learned a new range of invaluable skills at a leadership programme staged at the Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC). More than 20 diabetes specialist nurses ...

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Diabetes amputation numbers hit record high

30th August 2016

The number of diabetes-related amputations in England has now reached an all-time high of 20 a day, an analysis of figures has shown. Public Health England data suggests there are about 7,370 ...

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Live diabetes webinar to take place

26th August 2016

Healthcare professionals with an interest in diabetes are being invited to register for a live webinar looking at the latest interventions into the condition. Measuring the Cost of the Right ...

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Diabetes concerns in Ethnic Minority groups

19th August 2016

Almost three quarters of South Asian people screened for diabetes at a pilot programme held at community faith centres in Leicester were found to have a ‘high risk’ of developing the condition. ...

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Poor education fuels complications

13th July 2016

Poor delivery of life-changing education to people with diabetes is fuelling serious diabetes complications, according to a new report. Diabetes UK’s State of the Nation document ...

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Type 1 prime minister ‘inspiring’

13th July 2016

A prime minister with type 1 diabetes proves having the condition should be “no barrier to living life to the full”, Diabetes UK’s chief executive has said. In an interview ...

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The Big Interview – Chris Askew

13th July 2016

This month we’ve spoken to Diabetes UK’s chief executive Chris Askew for The Big Interview. Mr Askew has told The Diabetes Times his thoughts on what needs to change within diabetes ...

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Fresh call to ban junk food adverts

6th July 2016

“Addictive” junk food adverts are making it difficult for children and families to make healthy food choices, according to a new report. The Cancer Research UK study looked at how ...

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Good practice shared at ABCD event

23rd June 2016

Good practice in diabetes care was shared at a national conference for healthcare professionals. For the first time the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD), Diabetes UK, NHS ...

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