Bovine insulin to be discontinued

5th July 2017

People who rely on beef (bovine) insulin are being warned it is being discontinued, although, importantly, pork insulin will still be available. Wockhardt UK, the company that makes the product, ...

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The Big Interview – Martin Hirst

30th January 2017

Martin Hirst is the chief executive of the InDependent Diabetes Trust, a charity working to support people with diabetes. What are IDDT’s priorities for 2017? To continue to target teachers to ...

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Challenge raises funds for diabetes charity

14th July 2016

A team of fundraisers led by The Diabetes Times editor Oliver Jelley generated more than £650 for a diabetes charity by cycling and running from Northampton to Market Harborough.  They biked and ...

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Fun-run to raise cash for diabetes charity

8th June 2016

Fundraisers will walk, run or cycle 14-miles in an attempt to raise money for a “vital” Northamptonshire-based charity. More than 30 people are expected to take part in the event on Saturday, ...

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Diabetes booklet for schools published

20th May 2016

A free booklet for schools containing essential information about diabetes has been published by a charity. The InDependent Diabetes Trust has released the 16-page information document as part of ...

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Diabetes passports for schools launched

21st May 2015

Schools are being encouraged to adopt a new diabetes ‘passport’ to help drive up standards of care for pupils with the condition. Launched by the InDependent Diabetes Trust (IDDT), the booklet is ...

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