World Diabetes Day

Diabetes Awareness Month kicks off

14th November 2017

People have been sharing their stories on social media throughout November as part of Diabetes Awareness Month. The annual campaign was launched by the world’s largest online diabetes forum ...

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Diabetes awareness month kicks off

3rd November 2017

Healthcare professionals and people with diabetes are being encouraged to get involved and become part of Diabetes Awareness Month throughout November. The online diabetes forum diabetes.co.uk is ...

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Leicester centre marks World Diabetes Day

14th November 2016

People have been learning more about type 2 diabetes at a specialist centre in Leicester to mark an international awareness campaign. The Leicester Diabetes Centre, based at Leicester General ...

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Call to improve Scottish diabetes care

14th November 2016

The number of people with type 1 diabetes receiving all nine essential care checks has dropped to less than 40 per cent, it has been announced. The Scottish Diabetes Survey 2015 has suggested ...

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TV star James Norton supports type 1 campaign

14th November 2016

TV and film star James Norton has spoken out about having type 1 diabetes in a bid to help raise awareness as part of World Diabetes Day (WDD). Best known for starring in award-winning television ...

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Google marks Frederick Banting’s birthday

14th November 2016

The search engine giant Google has marked the 125th birthday of Sir Fredrick Banting’s birthday by changing its iconic homepage to a commemorative picture of the scientist. Sir Frederick ...

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World joins together for diabetes day

14th November 2016

A total of 152 countries are taking part in World Diabetes Day (WDD) helping to promote the condition and draw attention to the importance of eye screening. According to the International ...

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Diabetes charter lays out treatment rights

11th November 2016

A charity which calls for insulin and other vital diabetes supplies to be made available for everyone with diabetes has launched a new Charter. T1 International’s Type 1 Diabetes Access ...

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Diabetes Awareness Month kicks off

2nd November 2016

Healthcare professionals and people with diabetes are being invited to take part in Diabetes Awareness Month which started in November. It is the second year the campaign, which was originally ...

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