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Tweet Last month I got the chance to attend the 2016 American Diabetes Association (ADA) meeting in New Orleans. Not only is New Orleans an incredible city to visit (I managed to squeeze in a few oysters and some jazz), but 16,000 diabetes researchers and healthcare professionals in one place is a pretty amazing sight as well.…

Tweet A couple of weeks ago, I attended my first-ever diabetes conference.  I’d been asked to attend the Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians (hereafter ACDC for the sake of my typing) 10th annual conference, and deliver a workshop on “Using Social Media to Improve Patient Care”. I’d never been to a conference of any kind…

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…