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Blogger and Diabetes UK fundraiser Ben Rolfe is dad to Alice who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2013. Here, he explains why it’s so important to keep talking about diabetes and why he’s determined to keep raising awareness. “Dad please. You can’t tell anyone. I don’t want anyone to know!” “But darling, you’ve got to…

A couple of weekends ago I volunteered at one of the Diabetes UK ‘Big Conversation’ events in Leeds.  The discussions I was part of had a lot of key themes; access to consistent and quality care, desire for more education and support (for individuals and healthcare professionals alike) and the ongoing stigma associated with diabetes. Two…

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 technologies, medicines and treatments. Oral Insulin Several papers reported a study by Oramed Pharmaceuticals who announced that they had positive top-line results from their Phase…

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 reports on the latest research and other issues. Research Roundup Be kind to yourself… A study published in Diabetes Care suggests that being less harsh or judgmental on yourself can…

Tweet In a regular blog series, Simon O’Neill, Diabetes UK’s Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, rounds up the latest diabetes research. This week Simon reports on the latest healthcare and research updates. Split of newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes by age and % We regularly hear that Type 1 diabetes is most common in children between the ages…