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Press enquiries

If you're a journalist or a researcher with an enquiry, please contact our press office.

To get the facts right on reporting diabetes or portraying diabetes, download our guides.

Contact our press office

  • Email pressteam@diabetes.org.uk
  • Call 020 7424 1165 (Office hours are between 9am and 5pm)
  • For out-of-hours media queries, call 07711 176028 (duty press officer).

Diabetes in the news: A guide for journalists

We've produced the following guidelines to help journalists when reporting on diabetes and issues surrounding the condition.

Download Diabetes in the news: A guide to reporting on diabetes (PDF, 2MB)

Portraying diabetes in TV and fiction - top tips for writers

We have produced the following guidelines to help TV drama and scriptwriters accurately portray diabetes and issues surrounding the condition. 

Download Diabetes in TV and fiction - top tips for writers (PDF, 2.1MB)

Regional media enquiries

Scotland

Martin Shannon Martin.Shannon@diabetes.org.uk 0141 245 6397 @diabetesScotland

Wales

Betti Hunter betti.hunter@diabetes.org.uk 02920 668 276

London

Helen Riley (Monday-Wednesday)helen.riley@diabetes.org.uk0203 7577783

South West

Susannah Hickling (Tuesday-Thursday)Susannah.hickling@diabetes.org.uk01823 448260

South East

Katherine Porter (Tuesday-Thursday)katherine.porter@diabetes.org.uk01372 720148

Midlands and Eastern

Emma Edwardsemma.edwards@diabetes.org.uk01376 505243

North of England

Carmel Gannercarmel.ganner@diabetes.org.uk01925 644573Mobile: 07738 545108

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