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Last week I found out about a new diabetes research study from Denmark, which found that moderate drinking was associated with a lower risk of Type 2 diabetes than not drinking at all. Well, of course the papers loved it. Especially as it went live on a Friday. Millions of people across the UK finishing a…

At the beginning of July, we brought together some of the greatest people we know working in diabetes care improvement: our Professional Leadership Alumni. The Professional Leadership Alumni is made up of clinicians who have participated in our leadership programmes: Clinical Champions and Tomorrow’s Leaders. These programmes are designed for healthcare professionals from across the…

In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes news. This week Simon updates on research. A Cure In Mice? Researchers at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio have managed to reverse Type 1 diabetes in mice by making other cells…

Emma has chosen to research the emotional difficulties faced by people with Type 2 and how to ease them. Where to begin? At some point in our lives we will encounter one or many health-related challenges. It is a vulnerability that we all share. Traditionally, ill health has been thought of as relating to something…