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I believe the press are improving on the way they report about diabetes: there is more to distinguish between the different types and some focus on complications. However, there are still reports of miracle cures and sensationalisation of some of the problems. Today, I was reading an article about Type 1 diabetes and my heckles…

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 research. A Cure In Mice? Researchers at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio have managed to reverse Type 1 diabetes in mice by making other cells…

For those that can remember it looks like an iPod only chunkier and black, with a rectangular LCD screen and some silver buttons. It fits snugly into the pocket of my jeans, where it sits most of the time, silently, reassuringly, feeding me my supply of insulin. The pump is connected to me by a…

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…