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You may have seen that recently here at Diabetes UK, we’ve started to make some changes to the way we look, including a new strapline ‘Know Diabetes. Fight Diabetes.’ So, why the changes and what’s the thinking behind it? Our previous strapline – ‘Care. Connect. Campaign’ – did well describing much of what we do as…

Tweet When I read the theme for Diabetes Week in 2016 would be about “Setting the Record Straight”, I started to think of the myths that I would love to be busted. Sure there is the one about eating sweets causing Type 1 diabetes, or the one about thin people not being able to get…

Tweet It’s been quite a week. We’ve had a sugar levy surprise (that’s not a type of cupcake), launched the National Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programme and, away from the public eye, Diabetes UK has supported the arrival into consultation of a new Diabetes Service Framework in Northern Ireland and been involved in finalising the…

Tweet I’d like to introduce myself, as the new Chief Executive of Diabetes UK. The whole Diabetes UK family said thanks and farewell to the outgoing Chief Executive, Barbara Young, over the summer, and I joined the charity in September to continue on, I hope, from the huge advances made under Barbara’s ‘watch’. Diabetes UK…