Unfortunately, not everything you read on the internet is true, and the rich or powerful are not the only targets of “fake news”. We’ve been getting questions from many of you asking about rumours circulating on Facebook claiming test strips are being withdrawn or funding is being cut by the NHS. We embrace your campaigning…

TV fans have been in touch with Diabetes UK recently, asking why dramas rarely portray well what it’s like to live with diabetes. Our mailbag is full of comments about a wide range of dramas that have been on air recently that have mentioned diabetes, either as part of a long-running storyline or in one-off…

In November, the All Party Parliamentary Group for Diabetes (APPGD) published their report ‘Levelling Up: Tackling Variation in Diabetes Care’. As a person with Type 1 diabetes and Diabetes Voice representing Diabetes UK, I felt fortunate to be able to attend their report launch event at Westminster. There, I listened to speeches given by the…

Beth is project manager of Diabetes UK’s Clinical Champions programme which drives improvement in diabetes care across the NHS. How do you remain emotionally resilient working within the current demands of the NHS? At Diabetes UK, we’re always amazed by the healthcare professionals we work with. Overstretched, overtired and overworked, they somehow manage to also…