QiC Diabetes Blog


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.

The Diabetes Nest

The last few years has seen the importance of patients with chronic conditions connecting in an online environment grow and grow.

Diabetes Alert Day – take the Diabetes Risk Test

Today is the American Diabetes Association’s Diabetes Alert Day – a day to raise awareness of the risk of diabetes.

QiC Diabetes 2012 to launch at Diabetes UK conference

Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes 2012 will launch tomorrow at Diabetes UK’s Annual Professional Conference (APC) in Glasgow.

Diabetes UK APC 2012 – part three

In a seminar hosted by Novo Nordisk, Jacqueline Hadley, who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 20 years ago, spoke of her experience dealing with hypoglycaemia.

Diabetes UK APC day two – QiC Diabetes winners’ presentation

Among the numerous talks of developments in diabetes research Diabetes UK’s Annual Professional Conference, the presentation from Quality in Care on Friday morning allowed delegates to hear about two award-winning case studies of practical diabetes care.

Diabetes UK APC 2012 – part one

Professor Roy Taylor ended this year’s Banting Memorial Lecture at Diabetes UK’s Annual Professional Conference (APC) in Glasgow by describing type 2 diabetes as “reversible”.

  • Launch at Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2018:
    14 March
  • Judging day: 19 July
  • Awards ceremony: 18 October
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