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Blood vial shortages: How will vial shortages in England and Wales affect those living with diabetes and at increased risk of the condition?

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13.09.2021

People with diabetes set direc...

Our Diabetes Research Steering Groups, involving people with diabetes, researchers and healthcare professionals, have written...
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Diabetes News
09.09.2021

Ongoing supply issues with Med...

Due to supply disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Medtronic are not able to meet full demand for their MiniMed Mio A...
Healthy living and emotional wellbeing
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A lady giving blood
22.09.2021

Blood vial shortages in Englan...

NHS England and NHS Wales have reported a shortage of blood collection tubes. This is due to a global shortage which is expec...
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03.08.2021

Sign up to our free ‘Get Mov...

We’re running free physical activity classes for people living with diabetes, both online and face-to-face with coronavirus s...
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Learning Zone
14.07.2021

Vital diabetes health checks l...

We're partnering with Staffordshire & Shropshire Diabetic Eye Screening Programme to deliver essential diabetes care advi...
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24.06.2021

This World Wellbeing Week, we ...

Our new continuing professional development course for healthcare professionals aims to give them the confidence to talk abou...
Policy and campaigning news
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23.07.2021

Calorie labelling regulations ...

On Thursday 22nd July, the Government passed legislation to make calorie labelling compulsory. This applies to larger takeawa...
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19.07.2021

Diabetes UK calls on Governmen...

Diabetes UK Chief Executive, Chris Askew OBE has written a letter calling on the Government to be prepared to act quickly to ...
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29.06.2021

Tackling Inequalities in Tech ...

Our Chief Executive, Chris Askew OBE, reflects on the stark inequalities in access to diabetes tech faced by children and you...
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29.06.2021

Inequality gap widens for chil...

New data from the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit (NPDA) has revealed a six-year trend of widening inequalities in the car...
Getting involved
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22.09.2021

Your month, your miles, your body

Searching for your next challenge? Look no further than Month of Miles, our very own running event - created with you in mind...
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22.09.2021

Going on a cycle ride? Here ar...

Brian was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 50. After his nurse encouraged him to make changes to his lifestyle, h...
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21.07.2021

Five schools in the Midlands w...

Five schools across the Midlands have won an award for providing great care to children and young people with type 1 diabetes...
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21.07.2021

Six schools in East of England...

Six schools across the East of England have won an award for providing great care to children and young people with type 1 di...
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