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World Diabetes Day

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). 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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Diabetes awareness month kicks off

4th November 2015

An international drive to raise awareness of diabetes is underway and will continue throughout the month of November. Diabetes Awareness Month in the UK comes on the back of World Diabetes Day, ...

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2015 #Insulin4all campaign launches

7th October 2015

A charity is ​calling for insulin ​and other vital diabetes supplies​ ​to be made ​available for all as part of a campaign to mark World Diabetes Day (WDD). The #insulin4all campaign is led ...

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