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All the Latest  Diabetes News and Whats new for diabetes in Leicestershire


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Tip of the month 





December 2014


Awards

Leicestershire Diabetes Parents Support Group Inspire Award Nomination 2015 
 



 

 
Eden



Eden Study days and Mini Module dates 2015





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New Research Study in Leicester Exercise verses Hunger - Read more  


 


 

Fast food outlets

New Research - fast food outlets fuelling diabetes and obesity epidemic 





Outpatient Dept Opening


Official opening of the Diabetes Outpatient Department at the Leicester General Hospital on World Diabetes Day By MP Keith Vaz




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THINKGlucose Update
 - How the Diabetes Specialist Nurses are rolling out the programme to UHL wards - Success and more




New foot pathway



New Acute Diabetic Foot Inpatient Referral pathway - UHL Guidelines 





Hannah Berkerley

Bon Voyage Hannah Berkerley - The Diabetes team wish Diabetes Specialist Dietitian a safe journey 



CELEbrating DESMOND winners

Celebrating DESMOND - winners Announced on World Diabetes Day


 


14 November 2014 - World Diabetes Day

 Act Today To Change Tomorrow


World Diabetes Day

 


World Diabetes day celebrated across the world

 



Get fit at LDC



The Leicester Diabetes Centre staff go mad celebrating world diabetes
. with events planned all week




Celebrating 1st birthday


Leicester Diabetes Centre celebrates their 1st birthday 7th November 2014
.  See what we got up to follow us on Twitter @LDC_tweets and Facebook Leicester Diabetes Centre




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National Desmond Celebration Awards - Shortlisted 
entires announced 





Kings fund People in control of their own health and care - report published by the Kings Fund. This report focuses on the reasons as to why despite previous initiatives to give people more control over their health and care they have largely failed to work.




October 2014 


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The EDEN Project entered this years Quality in Care Awards with an entry in the category "Best Primary Care Initiative". 




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The National Diabetes Audit 2013-2014 Report 1: Care Processes And Treatment Targets - key findings: shows that diabetes patients aged under 40 receive fewer vital checks and less often hit treatment targets than older age groups. A 2nd report from the audit will be published later in the year; this report will look at the complications of diabetes and mortality.


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Happy Diwali to all our patients  




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We have moved — old to new
Diabetes Outpatient Department - no longer the diabetes portacabin 




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Newly updated foot clinic referral form 




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Inaugural Leicester Women in Medicines conference — 3rd October 2014
 - becoming world class




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New research studies into Diabetes and Schizophrenia at the Leicester Diabetes Centre






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Kidney Health in your hands 
28th November 2014





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Charity Skydive: Mission Accomplished 






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The seals successfully cross the English Channel for
Diabetes Uk Charity - Oh what a night and Day!




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New report on empowering patients with their long term conditions





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May  2014


Insulin Safety Week - RoadShow UHL 19th May 2014
 

The clinical diabetes team and running Insulin Safety Roadshows next week across all 3 site for all staff. Come along and find out more!! (12/05/14)


Dementia week 18th - 24th May 2014
 

‘Don’t Bottle It Up’ campaign for Dementia Awareness Week 2014  18 – 24 May) is encouraging people with worries about dementia to come forward and discuss their anxieties


Next diabetes update 7th June 2014 - for all local HCPS
 

The second of the Diabetes Management Update Meeting for all Healthcare professionals in Leicester, Leicestershire presented by the Leicester Diabetes Centre is to be held at the Stage hotel. Book your free place now. 


New Type 1 Diabetes foundation Education course PIL and referral form.
 

The diabetes team  have updated their referral form and patient information leaflet for Type 1 Foundation group education courses at UHL. for more information see out Foundation Type 1 Education pages. (01/05/14)

 

HbA1c Diagnosing Guidance 01/05/2014)
See Leicestershire diabetes Guidelines 


 

 

Blood glucose monitoring Formulary updated (01/05/2014)
see Prescribing Guides


January 2014


NICE has published Local Government Briefings

Which are intended for local authorities and their partner organisations in the health and voluntary sectors, in particular those involved with health and wellbeing boards. View their latest briefings

A Case Report From Dr Marie-France Kong In The Lancet This Week


Progressive cerebellar ataxia and new-onset diabetes In the lancet this week by consultant Dr Marie-France Kong.  (13th January 2013) www.leicestershirediabetes.org.uk/uploads//documents/newOnsetDiabetesmfk.pdf

                                                                                                                                                     


NHS England vision for tackling diabetes in 2014
 

NHS England  has set out a vision for tackling diabetes in 2014.  The new plan,  Action for Diabetes, outlines how it would like to see better prevention of type 2 diabetes, earlier diagnosis of all diabetes, and support for people to manage their condition better and improve their quality of life. More Reports

                                                                                                                   

Diabetes Management Update 27th February 2014
 

The next  Leicestershire Diabetes Update Meeting is to be held on the 27th February at the Best Western hotel, please click here for more information and registering your FREE place.
                                                                                                                                                     
 

Collaboration  for Leadership in applied Health Research and Care - East Midlands - Launch February 14 at Holywell Park, Loughborough


Professor Kamlesh Khunti is the director
CLAHRC East Midlands is  a strong partnership organisation with collaborators across the region including NHS, Academia, Local Authorities and Industry. We will work closely with health professionals, patients and the public to ensure that not only is our research relevant to the local population but that positive results are transformed into improved patient care and wellbeing as quickly as possible. Professor Kamlesh Khunti is the director come join us at the launch. CLAHRC EM Launch 14th February 2014 - interested then please click on the link for more details




December 2013






Diabetes In Older people
 
 
 

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Effective diabetes Education for the CCGs delivered by the Leicester Diabetes centre.



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Last year the Leicester City CCG unveiled its new campaign to raise awareness of free NHS health checks for 40-74 year olds in the City to help prevent the onset of serious health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease or strokes.
 



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Event hosted by UHL Diabetes care



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August 2012  






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ramadan




July 2012



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South Asian Have Higher Levels Of Blood Glucose Than White Europeans




 

 
 


Keeping Safe during Ramadan 
 - Diabetes Management advice, food choices and more to help keep you safe this Ramadan-including downloadable booklet



 







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Professional News





January 2012 - May 2012  


 
  • Commissioning Integrated Diabetes Care - NHS East Midlands Conference
    A free to attend event. Tuesday 20th March 2012  09:30 – 16:00 Trent Vineyard Conference Centre - Chaired by Prof Davies (UHL)
 

 


  • Family fun Day 20th May 2012
    The Leicestershire Parents Group Of Diabetes UK Are Hosting A Family Fun Day And BBQ At Quorn Hall, Meynell Road, Quorn, LE12 8BG  20th May 2012 10am- 2pm

 


 
 



Report from the 21st International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Congress was held in Dubai 5-9th December 2011

Updated at 2012-09-04 10:15:18 by Shehnaz Jamal