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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been getting questions from many of you asking about rumours circulating on Facebook claiming test strips are being withdrawn or funding is being cut by the NHS.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…

Patient activation is a concept that interests me a great deal, particularly as it’s something that has made a huge impression on my own management of diabetes over the years. If you’re not familiar with the concept, patient activation basically refers to the knowledge, skills and confidence that someone has when it comes to managing…

As 2016 came to an end, we wanted to look back at all the brilliant things 2016 has brought to Diabetes UK research. We asked our colleagues here at Diabetes UK, what their research highlights of 2016 were… Gabriel from the Media Team chose a Diabetes UK funded trial, which showed that women with Type…

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 technologies, medicines and treatments. Blood glucose breathalyzer Researchers at the Western New England University have developed a breathalyzer which they believe will help people with diabetes to monitor their…