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People with diabetes ‘need better emotional support’, says winner of national care award

A young woman with diabetes was yesterday presented with a national award for an online initiative she developed to offer emotional support for people with the condition.


People’s Award winner 2011: Angela Allison

Ahead of QiC Diabetes 2012, winner of the People’s Award 2011, Angela Allison, blogs about what the past year has been like as mother of a daughter with type 1 diabetes while running Diabetes Power


Winners decided for QiC Diabetes 2012

It was a busy day of judging, but all winners and finalists have now been decided for the second QiC Diabetes event.


Gallery for QiC Diabetes 2012 judging

A gallery of the judging day for QiC Diabetes 2012.


Jyothis George of YDF on QiC Diabetes 2012

Jyothis George, chair of the Young Diabetologists’ Forum and QiC Diabetes judge, gives his thoughts on the awards programme ahead of judging day


Diabetes during 2012

QiC Diabetes judge and Director of Clinical Intelligence and Professional Liaison at Diabetes UK, Simon O’Neill discusses the major events in diabetes during the past year ahead of QiC Diabetes 2012


Diabetes Awareness in Croydon

The key message of Diabetes UK’s Diabetes Week, currently ongoing across the UK, is encouraging people to ‘talk diabetes’. It’s an especially relevant theme considering data from a recent survey of over 3,700 people with diabetes that almost a third had kept their condition a secret for fear of discrimination or bullying while over half had kept their condition secret at work.


Wake up call for diabetes care in the UK

This week has been something of a wake-up call for diabetes care in the NHS with the publication of report by the National Audit Office (NAO) damning England’s poor performance against expected levels of diabetes care.


Disney helps out in type 1 diabetes education

Although most famous for its cartoon adventures such as The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Snow White, Disney is now using its considerable clout among children to educate them about type 1 diabetes.


One week left to enter QiC Diabetes 2012

Friday May 25 marks the deadline to enter your efforts into QiC Diabetes 2012, meaning there is now only ONE WEEK left to have your efforts into good diabetes care recognised on a national level.


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