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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 looks at new food structures, healthcare technologies and recommendations. Sugar lite? At the end of 2016, Nestlé announced that it has developed a way of restructuring sugar, so that it can break…

Tweet Share Last night we went out to the cinema to watch the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special, ‘Day of the Doctor’. Jacqui had got the snacks sorted out and carb counted in advance, so we had nothing to worry about while we watched the movie. The place was packed out with Who fans young…

Tweet Share Here’s a conspiracy theory to chill the hearts of people whose lives are touched by Type 1 diabetes. What if blood glucose testing strips are an alien race of tiny cyborgs that hide in the paraphernalia of diabetic people with a view to colonising earth? Think about it. Don’t you find they get…

Tweet Share We’ve got a new guest post from Sumayya Patel who is part of the project team, representing patients in a new initiative that’s being trialled in Newham, London. She wanted to tell you all about it, and to see what your thoughts are. Take it away, Sumayya… There’s something exciting going on in…