A school in Neath, Port Talbot has won an award for providing great care to children and young people with type 1 diabetes.
Melin Primary School was awarded the Diabetes UK ‘Good Diabetes Care in School Award 2020’. It was chosen because of the support it provides to pupils with the condition, the help it offers to manage their diabetes safely, and the care it takes to include them in all school activities.
Updated 14 January: We now know more detail about the people with diabetes who have died from coronavirus in hospitals in England, between March and May 2020. We’ve broken down the new data for you here.
A primary school teacher is running from his hometown of Bramcote to Dunkirk to raise money for Diabetes UK and raise awareness and understanding of type 1 diabetes.
Father-of-four Andy Granville (pictured) is taking on the 288-mile gruelling challenge in April. He was inspired by his youngest daughter Esmé, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2019 aged just four years old.
Updated 07 January: This page is up to date but we will continue updating it regularly as we find out more information about the vaccines.
If you have diabetes, we strongly encourage you to get the coronavirus vaccine and take whichever vaccine you're offered. This is because people with diabetes are vulnerable to developing a severe illness if they do get
2020 probably isn’t a year many of us will look back over fondly, but this year has truly highlighted the power of science and the incredible, life-saving breakthroughs it can bring.
Despite the challenges this year has brought, Diabetes UK-funded scientists and diabetes researchers across the globe have been making some incredible things happen. Here’s a look back at some of 2020’s research highlights.