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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 rounds up the latest research and other news. Research Roundup Tregs The FDA in the US has awarded Fast Track designation to a potential new drug for the treatment…

Tweet Ben is the father of Alice who has Type 1 diabetes. Here, Ben and Alice talk about the ups and downs of holidays when routine goes out the window. And if there’s any such thing as a true holiday if you’re always on diabetes duty. Ben’s point of view “Daddy my control is terrible.…

Our new blogger Ben is the father of Alice, who has Type 1 diabetes. Here, Ben and Alice talk about her first trip away from home alone since her diagnosis. My point of view “It’s not fair. Why can’t I just be normal? If it was anyone else they wouldn’t have to worry about taking…

It’s summer so the patio doors are open. I’m pottering away in the kitchen when I hear a weird splashing noise from the back garden. Tom recently got back from staying the night with a friend. As he slouched through the front door he looked thoroughly knackered and complained that he wasn’t feeling very well.…

Tweet About three years ago while I was still working at Diabetes UK, I attended a conference in London where I heard some truly inspirational people talk about their experiences of diabetes and how it influenced their emotions and relationships. One man, who by complete coincidence was also diagnosed shortly after a holiday to Barbados,…

Tweet In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes technologies, medicines and treatments. Simon was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 1992. Next week’s post will look at what’s happening in research. The artificial pancreas – one step closer Research published in…