Leicester Diabetes Centre

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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Diabetes training programme updated

3rd August 2016

A diabetes education programme for healthcare professionals developed by the NHS has been updated as part of a thorough review. Effective Diabetes Education Now! (EDEN) is a comprehensive ...

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Diabetes professor collects CBE

20th May 2016

A doctor who established an international centre of excellence in diabetes research has been presented with a CBE by Prince Charles. Professor Melanie Davies was made a Commander of the Order of ...

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Women with gestational diabetes needed

14th April 2016

The views of women who have had or currently have diabetes during pregnancy are being sought in a bid to prevent the condition. Discussion groups will be held in Leicester to create an education ...

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Type 2 risk tool hits one million mark

6th April 2016

A total of 1 million people have now been through a type 2 risk assessment tool, it has been announced. The Know Your Risk resource, which was developed by researchers at the University of ...

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