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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 updates on NICE guidelines and data protection. New NICE guidance for Type 2 diabetes This month NICE released the update to their guidance on the management of T2D. Following the…

Tweet Hello, my name is Zoe Morris. I am 31 years old and live in Essex. I’m a type 1 diabetic. Diagnosed after going into severe diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) on Sunday 12 April 2015. It was in that split moment I felt like my whole world had been turned upside down. I didn’t really know…

Tweet You might be aware that I attended both the Young Diabetologist (YDEF) and Diabetes UK Professional Conferences (DPC) in Glasgow last week.  I was fortunate to have been speaking at both, but also covering the latter as a blogger for Diabetes UK. I’ve written a few blogs about different aspects of DPC which I’ll…

Tweet Share This year World Diabetes Day was bigger and better than ever. Not only did lots of buildings from No 10 Downing Street to Neasden Temple turn blue to help raise awareness of the condition, but there was such a buzz around World Diabetes Day that its hashtag even trended on Twitter. For us…

Tweet Share June was a frantic month, but exhilarating! We won the Guinness World Record for the greatest number of waists measured in a day in spite of the fact that it poured all day and there were very few people around to lure in. Waist measurement is a really important risk indicator for Type…