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European study shows healthcare systems failing diabetics

Monday, March 12th, 2018 | 0 Comments
LDC Professor Kamlesh Khunti Professor Kamlesh Khunti, co-director of the Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC), led a European study involving 38 countries to find out how and why healthcare systems are failing to control the prevalence of diabetes. There are around 58 million people read more »

Diabetes risk score translated

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 | 0 Comments
The translation of a tool to help people find out their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes has been describe by a leading diabetes professor as a ‘breakthrough’ in support to the South Asian community. The Leicester Risk Score enables people to read more »

Diabetes Prof gets gong

Monday, February 29th, 2016 | 0 Comments
Melanie Davies. Professor Melanie Davies from the University of Leicester has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to diabetes research. Professor Davies was appointed in 1996 as a consultant at Leicester Royal Infirmary and recruited her first read more »

Education needed as diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes soars

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 | 0 Comments
Health bosses need to ensure people with diabetes have access to self-management education to avoid the condition’s possible complications and a “looming NHS crises”, a leading researcher in diabetes education has said. Dr Marian Carey, of the Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC), made the read more »