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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 initiative updates. Healthy New Towns This month NHS England announced a new Healthy New Towns initiative, working with ten housing developments to shape…

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 technologies, medicines and treatments. Medtronic 670G/Enlite 3 Hybrid Closed Loop System In my last report I mentioned that Medtronic were about to finish their trial…

Tweet In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes research. This week Simon reports on the latest healthcare and research updates. Split of newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes by age and % We regularly hear that Type 1 diabetes is most common in children between the ages…

Tweet This year for the first time we ran an open competition for people in the diabetes online community to win the chance to blog from the Diabetes UK Professional Conference (DPC) 2016, which took place in Glasgow last week. People who aren’t healthcare professionals are restricted from attending the DPC by APBI rules but…

Tweet In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes research. This week he focuses on the latest technologies, medicines and treatments. Encapsulated Beta Cells A company called ViaCyte have pioneered the potential treatment of Type 1 Diabetes using lab-grown pancreas cells, derived from…

Tweet In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes research. Simon was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1992. Snoring alert! A research team have examined the associations between symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing (such as loud snoring or sleep apnoea, when you…