World Diabetes Day

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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Thousands join forum’s campaign

18th November 2015

More than 7,000 people joined a social media campaign led by a leading diabetes forum ahead of World Diabetes Day (WDD). Diabetes.co.uk invited people with diabetes to send in pictures of ...

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Message in a film for World Diabetes Day

13th November 2015

A diabetes researcher has combined science with art to produce a powerful awareness-raising message for World Diabetes Day. Michelle Hadjiconstantinou, a University of Leicester PhD student and ...

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