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Tweet Share Autumn is always our busy time but particularly this year. Went to all three Political Party Conferences to lobby for people with diabetes and to get higher priority for diabetes care – we need a medal for doing all three! Also had a useful weekend comparing notes with our International Diabetes Federation colleagues…

Tweet Share Lots of excitement these past few weeks. We have published, with JDRF and Sanofi in Diabetic Medicine, a report on the costs of diabetes which shows that they are now 10% of the NHS budget and growing, £9.7 billion which is a lot of billions. The future growth threatens to wreck the NHS…

Tweet Share What a month… My most pressing memories of the Diabetes UK Professional Conference, with over 3,000 professionals attending, was off running backwards and forward over the footbridge across to the BBC studios for multiple launches of our new Foot Campaign! Great to be back in my old stomping ground in Glasgow, where I…

Tweet Share Today we’ve got a first blog post from our Chief Executive, Barbara Young. She’ll be writing regularly about the work we’re doing as a charity, and what she’s been getting up to herself. Over to Barbara… “February launched with a bang, with our new powerful brand – Diabetes UK: Care, Connect, Campaign. It’s…