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TAD – Talking about Diabetes – is back for its second TAD talk event on Saturday 22 April, after the huge success of the first event in 2016. The event is organised by Partha Kar, is supported by Diabetes UK, and features inspirational talks from a range of people living and working with Type 1…

Everyone who has diabetes must have suffered a ‘hypo’ at one time or another. A ‘hypo’ (officially known as hypoglycaemia) is when the body enters a state of ‘low blood glucose levels’ – less than 4 mmol/l. As you know, this can have a serious toll on your daily activities. I remember my ‘first time’…

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 new research developments. Diabetes deaths Traditionally it has been very difficult to get an accurate record of the numbers of deaths related to diabetes. This is because diabetes…

Hi, I’m Emma. I’m the Editor and Content Producer for Enjoy Food here at Diabetes UK. Enjoy Food is our source of healthy eating information and advice, designed to help families living with diabetes to shop, cook and eat with confidence and success. Managing diet, and understanding what to eat when you have diabetes, is…