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Pregnancy and the thought of bringing a new life into this world can be scary – particularly when managing your diabetes. Often a patient’s main concern centers around the difficulties of actual conception, rather than how to stay healthy during the pregnancy itself. But at NEEDS (North East Essex Diabetes Service), we support patients through…

I work for an American company of about 400 employees: big enough that we get things done, but small enough that I know many of my colleagues. Although I live and work in the UK, I know quite a few of my colleagues “across the pond”. This is mostly via emails but I get to…

We hear often at Diabetes UK from people with diabetes that they want access to new technologies that can help them manage their diabetes. Today’s news that flash glucose monitoring will be made available across the NHS in the UK is just that; a technology which, evidence suggests, can improve diabetes control and quality of…