Professor Melanie Davies

Diabetes centre commended in parliament

4th March 2016

The work of an international centre of excellence in diabetes research and education based in Leicester has been highly praised in parliament. Keith Vaz, MP for Leicester East, made the comments ...

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Type 2 ‘cost effective’ drug unveiled

3rd March 2016

Xultophy (IDegLira) has been found to be more cost-effective when compared with current basal insulin intensification in people with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. The findings of the once-daily ...

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Global focus on diabetes

5th February 2016

Good practice in diabetes care and type 2 prevention from across the world was exchanged at a conference this week. More than 100 delegates with an interest in diabetes attended the International ...

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Diabetes professor awarded CBE

30th December 2015

A doctor who established an international centre of excellence in diabetes research in Leicester has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours List. Professor Melanie Davies has been ...

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Education call as type 2 numbers soar

17th August 2015

A leading diabetes researcher has called on health bosses to prioritise education to avoid costly complications as type 2 diabetes cases continue to rise. The number of people living with ...

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