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Just over a week to nominate your diabetes hero

The deadline is fast approaching to nominate someone special working to help people with diabetes.


Highlights from the American Diabetes Association 2014 meeting

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions is one of the biggest events in diabetes, attracting the leading experts in the field from researchers to doctors to nurses to dietitians and more.


Shift work linked to increased diabetes risk

A new study indicates that people who take part in shift work have a greater chance of developing type 2 diabetes than those who have regular hours.


Diabetes UK test helps to identify people at risk of diabetes

A risk assessment tool devised by Diabetes UK and distributed through stores belonging to Boots can help in the fight against diabetes in the UK.


Dr Jen Nash on managing the psychological impact of diabetes

Dr Jen Nash, clinical psychologist and founder of Positive Diabetes, speaks to Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes about her work to provide psychological support to people with diabetes.


New diabetes treatments focus on reducing side effects

There was positive news for the diabetes community last month when Novo Nordisk posted data at the Diabetes UK conference demonstrating that its combination drug IDegLira avoids common side effects for diabetes treatment while still lowering blood sugar levels.


Sharing initiatives at the Diabetes UK conference

There are many ongoing projects that are helping people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in practical and efficient ways, improving patient outcomes and experience.


QiC Diabetes awards programme launches at Diabetes UK conference

The fourth Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes programme is now open for entry to teams and individuals working within the field of diabetes.


QiC Diabetes: improving patient care (part two)

This webinar will feature three case studies of good practice in diabetes care


Diabetes webinars coming up

With Quality in Care Diabetes now in its third year, we bring you two FREE webinars featuring speakers from projects recognised in the first two award programmes to celebrate and share excellence in diabetes care.


  • KEY DATES
  • Launch at Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2018:
    14 March
  • Entry closing date: 1 June
  • Judging day: 19 July
  • Awards ceremony: 18 October
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