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Richard Lane

Tweet Share Well, our exciting new brand has gone live now! I am totally in favour of this exercise, because of the clear need to substantially raise the profile of the Charity and of the condition. Recent research has shown that we currently rank far too low down in the table of the 100 top…

Tweet Share Wow! I have had a ball since the last blog in the last few days of October! This exciting period started with a visit to speak at a joint NHS and Diabetes UK Scarborough Voluntary Support Group Diabetes Awareness Day which was really well attended. I love Scarborough! Then, I flew to Cologne…

Tweet Share Since my last blog on 15 September, I have had a particularly busy but incredibly enjoyable and fulfilling time. Whatever function I have been to, I have marvelled at the work of our wonderful and ever-increasing band of volunteers, particularly at their enthusiasm to become even more involved, with for instance Diabetes Watch…

Tweet Share Although my personal activity is only just starting up again after the Summer (?) break, Diabetes UK seems to have been even busier and more pro-active than ever before! Is this something to do with the dynamic new Chief Executive that we are now working with? Certainly in my view, Barbara and her…

Tweet Share Dear Friends, Since the middle of July, my limited physical involvement with Diabetes UK has reflected the fact that we are in the middle of the holiday season, in that I have had far fewer commitments than in the earlier part of the year (sadly!). However, I have been busy making arrangements for…