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Diabetes UK’s new Learning Zone opens

Monday, October 22nd, 2018 | 0 Comments
Diabetes UK has launched a self-management education platform called Learning Zone, which aims to help people understand more about diabetes and how to manage it. There are 3.7 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK − about 90% of which are read more »

Clearer food labelling influences spend says Diabetes UK

Thursday, June 14th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Six-in-ten people would be more likely to buy food from an eating establishment that provided traffic light labelling on menus and packaging, a poll from Diabetes UK has revealed. The survey of 2,121 UK adults, carried out by ComRes showed that the read more »

Diabetes UK new nutrition guidelines

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Diabetes UK, has published new nutrition guidelines to help people with diabetes and those at risk of Type 2 diabetes to better manage their diet. The evidence-based guidelines, reflect recent research advances and provide nutrition recommendations to better enable healthcare professionals in read more »

£40m NHS Transformation Funding for Diabetes

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 | 0 Comments
The NHS’s CEO Simon Stevens announced at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference held last week in London that £40m will be available for the second year of transformation funding. Chris Askew, Chief Executive of Diabetes UK commented, “We’d hoped to have confirmation read more »

FreeStyle Libre postcode lottery? Check your area

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 | 0 Comments
Before people in your area can get flash technology (FreeStyle Libre) on prescription, your local NHS leaders need to agree their own policies. Frustratingly, this will mean that the situation is different depending on where you live. Diabetes UK does not want read more »

Impressive T2 remission results

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | 0 Comments
A landmark trial funded by Diabetes UK has shown that it is possible to put Type 2 diabetes into remission using an intensive low calorie formula diet-based weight management programme. The trial, called DiRECT (Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial), was a two-year study read more »

Gently does it: why kindness matters in diabetes self-management

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 | 0 Comments
Recent research from Diabetes UK has found that three in five people living with diabetes experience emotional or mental health problems as a result of the condition. Research from Diabetes UK has found that three in five people living with diabetes experience emotional read more »

Latest issue, a look back at fundraising for diabetes in 2017

Thursday, December 28th, 2017 | 0 Comments
What some of you have been up to raise awareness of diabetes, and raising funds for charities such as Diabetes UK, JDRF and IDDT. Plus, lots and lots of food news, such as a general report on food news including the launch read more »

Clinical Collaborative for Type 1 Diabetes

Monday, November 13th, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Association of British Clinical Diabetologists has announced the launch of the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Collaborative in the UK. This is a collaborative of healthcare professionals working in multi-disciplinary teams providing care for adults with Type 1 diabetes across the UK. read more »

New approach to retinopathy

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Scientists supported by Diabetes UK have found a molecule that could be used as a new treatment for retinopathy in the future. The molecule acts by reducing the leakage of small blood vessels at the back of the eye. The researchers tested read more »