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Professional membership



Become a professional member of Diabetes UK and join our healthcare professional community. Stay up to date with best practice, care, delivery, new treatments and the latest news on diabetes research findings. We will invite you to give feedback on our developing resources and become a part of Diabetes UK, working to provide better care for people with and at risk of diabetes.

You can join online, or by calling us.

Diabetes UK will put all the information you need at your fingertips, helping you to ease patients' concerns and help them to start taking better control of their diabetes. And you'll be joining a growing network of other professional members like you who want to stay informed.

Professional membership is paid for annually and costs £38 by Direct Debit, and £40 by Credit or Debit Card.

What professional membership of Diabetes UK gives you

  • Discounts to the Diabetes UK Professional Conference 
  • Our quarterly professional magazine Diabetes Update, giving you the latest on all diabetes-related developments
  • The option of a discounted 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
  • Our monthly e-newsletter, giving you the latest updates, news and information on resources, best practice and research
  • A discount on selected books.

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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 

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, 9am to 6pm.
  • 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.

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