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On 19 July, we took our #FightForFlash campaign to parliament. Thousands of supporters asked their MP to attend the Diabetes All Party Parliamentary Group meeting on the current postcode lottery of access to flash glucose monitoring technology. It was inspiring to see so many people there, sharing their incredible stories and bringing to life the benefits…

This Universal Children’s Day, Martyn, our Advocacy Manager, has taken a look at the rights of children with Type 1 diabetes at school. Schools should, and usually do, provide brilliant care for children with Type 1 diabetes. But sometimes, through a lack of awareness or forward planning, children with diabetes don’t get the care they…

Last week saw the publication of the National Diabetes Audit (NDA) for 2012-2013. It’s a bit like Ofsted for diabetes clinics and includes results for just over 70% of the places providing care for people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in England and Wales. If you want to dig into the vast and…