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NICE have now announced that they will be updating four sets of diabetes guidance: Guidance from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is generally seen as setting the standard for healthcare services in England. It is particularly influential in guiding commissioners on what should be provided to patients, and on what services…

It is summer and it is raining in Britain, so obviously it is the time to leave these shores and head to somewhere hotter. Yes, there may be a few mosquitos but – so what? There is a swimming pool and cheap chips. We’re all going on a summer holiday! When diabetes first entered my life,…

Arthur Smith is a comedian and writer who has Type 2 diabetes and has been a long-time supporter of Diabetes UK.  It is 16 years now since I heard that sentence but I still recall the doctor’s exact words and his curt delivery of them. “You have diabetes and you will have to inject yourself…