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 looks at updates on research. Eyes not on the prize 2Although about 80% of eligible people attend for regular retinal screening, the “Incentives in Diabetic Eye Assessment by Screening (IDEAS)” study…

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 looks at pilots with diabetes and statins. Pilots with diabetes In 2012, the UK became the second country, after Canada, to issue Class 1 Medical Certificates for Commercial Pilot Licenses…

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 rounds up the latest technologies, medicines and treatments. An appointment with Google glass Google Glass first appeared in 2012 as a pet project of Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin. The technology allows…

Tweet 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 rounds up the latest research and other news. Research Roundup Tregs The FDA in the US has awarded Fast Track designation to a potential new drug for the treatment…

Tweet 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 rounds up the latest technologies, medicines and treatments. Oral Insulin Several papers reported a study by Oramed Pharmaceuticals who announced that they had positive top-line results from their Phase…

Tweet 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 reports on the latest research and other issues. Research Roundup Be kind to yourself… A study published in Diabetes Care suggests that being less harsh or judgmental on yourself can…