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Become a professional member


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Become a Diabetes UK professional member today for as little as £38 per annum and join our healthcare professional community. 

Stay up to date with best practices, care, delivery, new treatments and the latest news on diabetes research findings. Join a growing network of other professional members. 

We will put all the information you need at your fingertips, helping you to support people living with diabetes.


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What professional membership of Diabetes UK gives you

As part of your membership, you get so many benefits, such as:

  • Welcome membership pack 
  • Discount to the Diabetes UK Professional Conference - (free for students)
  • Our quarterly professional magazine Diabetes Update gives you the latest on all diabetes-related developments
  • The option of a discounted online subscription to Diabetic Medicine – our monthly journal publishing reviews and original articles in the fields of diabetes research and practice
  • Regular issues of our magazine for non-professional members - Balance
  • The option to sign up as a member of the Young Diabetologists and Endocrinologists' Forum (YDEF) - a forum for young diabetologists members. Benefit from developing your skills with free attendance to their courses 
  • Our monthly e-newsletter for professionals, gives you the latest updates, news and information on resources, best practice and research.


For an annual cost of just £38 by direct debit or £40 by credit or debit card, we will give you the information you need at your fingertips, helping you to ease the concerns of people living with diabetes.


Join today


Need help?


General queries

For more information on membership, please contact our Helpline – they will be pleased to answer any questions you may have:

  • Tel: 0345 123 2399*, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 6 pm.
  • Email:
  • Post: Alternatively, you can write to Supporter Care, Diabetes UK, 126 Back Church Lane, London E1 1FH.

*Calls to 0345 numbers cost no more than calls to geographic (01 and 02) numbers and must be included in inclusive minutes on mobile phones and discount schemes. Calls from landlines are typically charged between 2p and 10p per minute while calls from mobiles typically cost between 10p and 40p per minute. Calls from landlines and mobiles to 0345 numbers are included in free call packages. Calls may be recorded for quality and training purposes.


Outside the UK

If you are not based in the UK but would like to become a professional member please email call our helpline on +44 345 123 2399 or email queries to 

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