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Download the New Leicestershire Diabetes Guidelines 2016

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Download the New Leicestershire Diabetes Guidelines Revised September 2016 (30 September 2016) In 2... Learn More

New In brief

New In brief - April 2016 Eatwell Guide Public Health England has launched a newEatwell Guidewhich... Learn More

Education Day 2016 Leicestershire Parents Support Group Of Diabetes UK

Education Day 2016 Leicestershire Parents Support Group Of Diabetes UK (Jan 2016) LPG are holding ... Learn More

Free BME Diabetes Accredited Course - 15th October 2015

BME Diabetes Accredited Course - 15th October 2015 - reserve now!! (12th October 2015) The program... Learn More

All the Latest News

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All the Latest Diabetes News and Whats new for diabetes in Leicestershire May 2015 Diabetes Managem... Learn More

Latest September Leicestershire Medicines Newsletter - includes new advice on liraglutide!

Leicestershire Medicines Newsletter - includes new advice on liraglutide! October 2015"NEW" Leicest... Learn More

Dulaglutide (Trulicity) - NICE Evidence Summary

Dulaglutide (Trulicity) - NICE Evidence Summary( 2nd July 2015) NICE has published an evidence sum... Learn More

Diabetes UK chair of council of healthcare professionals

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Diabetes UK chair of council of healthcare professionals (18th March 2015) Helen Atkins, Diabetes S... Learn More

Case Report by Dr Marie-France Kong

Recently Published papers by the diabetes Team Marie France  Learn More

The Diabetes Times

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The Diabetes TimesBringing you the latest news, views and information from the UK diabetes communit... Learn More

What to do When you Have Diabetes and are Ill Booklets

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What to do When you Have Diabetes and are Ill Booklets (27 Feb 2015)The Leicestershire Diabetes Cli... Learn More

Stand Up to Diabetes

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Stand Up to Diabetes - Vounteer Today! (12th February 2015) Do you want to make a stand against dia... Learn More

Diabetes State of the Nation report

Diabetes state of the nation report (5th Feb 2015) Diabetes UK has published State of the Nation r... Learn More

Tip of the Month

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Keep your blood glucose within thenormal range (4-7mmol/l) Monitor your blood glucoseas per your d... Learn More

Scoring system to prioritise sick children praised at national IT awards

Scoring system to prioritise sick children praised at national IT awards 28/11/2014 A recently est... Learn More

Leicestershire Diabetes Parents Support Group Inspire Award Nomination 2015

Leicestershire Diabetes Parents Support Group Inspire Award Nomination 2015 The Local Groups and C... Learn More

Fast-Food Outlets Fuelling Diabetes And Obesity

Toxic Mix Of Fast-Food Outlets In Inner City Neighbourhoods Fuelling Diabetes And Obesity Epidemic ... Learn More

MP Keith Vaz opens new Diabetes Outpatients Department at LGH

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MP Keith Vaz opens new Diabetes Outpatients Centre Ward 4, Leicester General Hospital (18th Novembe... Learn More

ThinkGlucose update 2014

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THINKGlucose update 2014 (November 2014) Congratulations to our first wards to complete ThinkGlucos... Learn More

Bon Voyage Hannah Berkerly - Senior Diabetes Dietitian

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Bon Voyage Hannah Berkerley - Senior Diabetes Dietitian (13th November 2014)The dietetic and diabet... Learn More

Happy First Birthday Leicester Diabetes Centre

!st Birthday Celebrations Friday 7th November 2014

Happy First Birthday Leicester Diabetes Centre (12th November 2014)Amazing how a year can fly by. D... Learn More

Happy Diwali - Leicester

Happy Diwali Leicester Leicester Hold the largeset Diwali celebrations outside of India. The main f... Learn More

Becoming World Class

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Becoming World Class -Inaugrual Leicester Women in Medicine (LWIM) Meeting, Leicester Diabetes Cent... Learn More

We Have Moved - Old to New

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We Have Moved - Old to New (1st October 2014) The Diabetes Outpatients Department and the Diabetes ... Learn More

New Diabetes Outpatients Department to open at Leicester General Hospital

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New Diabetes Outpatients Department now open at Leicester General Hospital (29th August 2014)A new ... Learn More

Follow us the Leicester Diabetes Centre on Twitter and Facebook

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Follow us the Leicester Diabetes Centre on Twitter and Facebook (14th July 2014) The latest in diab... Learn More

Childrens Diabetes handbook Now Available

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Children's Team introduced new childrens Diabetes handbook (June 2014)The Childrens team are now pr... Learn More

Health Awareness

New research on physical activity, diabetes and mortality

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New research on physical activity, diabetes and mortality Physical activity, diabetes and mortalit... Learn More

World Diabetes Day - 14th November 2014

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World Diabetes Day - 14th November 2014 (12th November 2014) Act today to change tomorrow Be a part... Learn More

Silver Star Diabetes - Mobile Screening

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Silver Star Diabetes - Mobile Screening Campaigning for diabetes Awareness (November 2014) Silver S... Learn More

Dementia Week - 18th - 24th May 2014

Release your concerns during Dementia Awareness Week (19/05/2014UHL Press Release)"Dont bottle it ... Learn More

Health MOT Programme Could Uncover 440,000 New Diabetes, Heart Or Kidney Patients Per Year

‘Health MOT’ programme could uncover 440,000 new diabetes, heart or kidney patients per... Learn More

Leicester promotes hypo awareness week

Leicester promotes hypo awareness week (18th September 2013) University Hospitals of Leicester NHS... Learn More

New Guidelines for drivers with diabetes treated with insulin

New Guidelines for drivers with diabetes treated with insulin The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agen... Learn More

NEW Information booklet to replace our Pre-diabetes leaflet.

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NEW Information booklet to replace our Pre-diabetes information leaflet Are you at Risk of Type 2 D... Learn More

Free Health Checks

Keep yourself in the picture.Get a free NHS Health Check. Last year the Leicester City CCG unveile... Learn More

Stopping Smoking

Stopping Smoking - UHL Campaign Giving up smoking is one of the best things you can do for your he... Learn More

Latest thinking on research and the care of people with diabetes

Latest thinking on research and the care of people with diabetes (13th March 2014) Latest thinking ... Learn More

Health Reports

People in control of their own health and care

People in control of their own health and care (5th Novemeber 2014) The Kings Fund has publishedPe... Learn More

New report on empowering patients with long term conditions

New report on empowering patients with long term conditions (2 October 2014) Long term conditions ... Learn More

New UK report on managing the care of people with long term conditions

New UK report on managing the care of people with long term conditions Managing the care of people ... Learn More

NICE Public Health briefing

NICE Public Health briefing (6th March 2014) NICE has published a Public Health briefing Encouragin... Learn More

Results of the National Diabetes Audit 2013

National diabetes inpatient audit report 2013 (8th July 2014) The Health and Social Care Informati... Learn More

NHS England vision for tackling diabetes in 2014

NHS England vision for tackling diabetes NHS England has published 'Action for Diabetes' Document w... Learn More

Medical Alerts

Owen Mumford, Autopen insulin pen injection devices.

Owen Mumford, Autopen insulin pen injection devices - Medical device alert (January 2015) The follo... Learn More

New Medicine - Insulin degludec

New Medicine - Insulin degludec(4th January 2013) NICE guidance for a new medicine - Insulin deglud... Learn More

New Guidance On Use Of Blood Glucose Monitoring Strips For Leicestershire

New Guidance On Use Of Blood Glucose Monitoring Strips For Leicestershire (19th July 2013)Studies h... Learn More

Drug Safety Bulletins

National Drug Saftey and National Diabetes Bulletins Please Check these links regulary to see updat... Learn More

Leicester Diabetes Centre Events 2015

Diabetes Management Update: 25th February 2016

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The Next Diabetes Management Update: 25th February 2016 The next diabetes update meeting aimed at p... Learn More

Diabetes and Metabolic Medicines Theme Seminars

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Diabetes And Metabolic Medicine Theme Seminar Series Seminars are to be held at the: Leicester Diab... Learn More

LDC Research

Diabetes Research - Visit the Leicester Diabetes Centre Website

Diabetes Research - Visit the Leicester Diabetes Centre Website (March 2015)For all the Latest Diab... Learn More

LDC Fund Raising

Celebrating World Diabetes Day LDC

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Celebrating World Diabetes Day - a week of activites at the Leicester Diabetes Centre (12th Novembe... Learn More

Oh what a night... and a day too!

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Oh what a night – and a day too! - English Channel Swim attempt two success!! (30th September... Learn More

Swimming the English Channel! - sponsored Swim for Diabetes UK

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Swimming the English Channel! - sponsored Swim for Diabetes UK (19th June 2014)SeeLDC_tweets Traini... Learn More

Mission: Skydive – Accomplished!

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Mission: Skydive – Accomplished! (30th September 2014) Congratulations to Sonia Ghattoraya a... Learn More

Team LDC's Leicester to Skegness sponsored cycle

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Team LDC's Leicester to Skegness sponsored cycle ride - Viva Skeg-vegas (June 2014) The team compl... Learn More

Patient and Public Events

Want to know more about health research?

Want to know more about health research? 07/03/2014 Time: 9.30am – 3pm Date: Wednesday 19 Ma... Learn More

Conferences

National Diabetes Meetings / Conferences

National Diabetes Meetings / ConferencesThese conferences are aimed at all healthcare professionals... Learn More

International Conferences

International Diabetes Conferences for Healthcare Professionals 2014 Below are a few key conference... Learn More

News Archive 2014

Kidney Health in Your Hands

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Kidney Health in Your Hands East Midlands conferenceWednesday 26th November 20149.30am to 4.30pmHol... Learn More

New start for clinical research network: East Midlands

New start for clinical research network: East Midlands(May 2014) Clinical research in the region wi... Learn More

Navigator Trial

Association between change in daily ambulatory activity and cardiovascular events in people with im... Learn More

Why three can be the magic number when you exercise

Why three can be the magic number when you exercise Boimedical research unit http://www.bbc.co.uk/p... Learn More

CLAHRC EM Launch 14th February 2014

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CLAHRC EM Launch 14th February 2014 (14th January 2014)2014 see the begining of the new NIHR Collab... Learn More

Charity Cycle Ride for Diabetes UK - Leicester to Paris -Martin Morgan Taylor

Charity Cycle Ride for Diabetes UK - Leicester to Paris - Martin Morgan Taylor (June 2014) About M... Learn More

LDC Recruitment Open Day 13 May 2015

Are you a bright spark? Join our team - Open Day 13 May 2015 (30th April 2015) Are you looking to ... Learn More

Thank You message for the Diabetes Team UHL

Thank you to the Diabetes Team UHL (5th January 2015) I write to thank you for your hard work over ... Learn More

Merry Christmas from the Leicester Diabetes Centre

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Merry Christmas from the Leicester Diabetes Centre (16th December 2014)Wishing all our patients a v... Learn More

News Archive 2014

Christmas Diabetes Advice

Christmas Baubles 2014

Christmas Diabetes Advice (16th December 2014) Well it’s that time of the year again! Many of... Learn More

DESMOND awards showcase ‘high standards’

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DESMOND awards showcase ‘high standards’ (14th November 2014) Excellence in Type 2 diab... Learn More

Celebrating DESMOND - Shortlisted Entries Announced

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Celebrating DESMOND - Shortlisted Entries Announced (6 November 2014) "After a tough session assess... Learn More

Diabetes Update Reminder - 25th September 2014

Diabetes Update Reminder - 25th September 2014 The next diabetes update meeting aimed at primary c... Learn More

Better Care together, UHL 5 year strategy plan.

Better Care together, UHL 5 year strategy plan Timescale and phasing of the Strategy We are plannin... Learn More

Spotlight on fasting and hypos

Congratulations to Melanie and Kamlesh on their recent “spotlight” article about fastin... Learn More

East Midlands Diabetes Network - Children and Young People, we need to hear from you

Do you have a child or care for a child who has Type 1 diabetes ? (30th June 2014) If the answer i... Learn More

Keeping safe During Ramadan

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Diabetes And Ramadan (20th June 2014) Ramadan this year starts on or around 27th June 2014 until or... Learn More

Insulin Safety Week19th May - what its all about

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Leicester’s Hospitals launches Insulin Safety Week (22nd May 2014) Follow the Leicester Diabe... Learn More

Insulin Safety Week- 19 May 2014 - UHL Roadshows

Insulin Safety week - UHL 19th May 2014Road shows on 3 sites Road show held at each site for one da... Learn More

Diabetes consultant takes on national leadership role

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Leicester doctor takes on national leadership role12/05/2014 Rob Gregory, Consultant Physician for... Learn More

New guidance for preventative action against diabetes

New guidance for preventative action against diabetes (6th March 2014) A team of academics from th... Learn More

Academic receives accolade for pioneering diabetes research in Asia

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Academic receives accolade for pioneering diabetes research in Asia (11th February 2014) Professor... Learn More

News Archive 2013

Long-term conditions

Long-term conditions (4th Novmeber 2013) The King's Fund has published 'Delivering better services... Learn More

New Updated Links to accessE- Learning Safe Use of Insulin

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New Updated Links to access E- Learning Safe Use of Insulin (1st November 2013) Access to the safe ... Learn More

TV viewing and obesity in children and young people

TV viewing and obesity in children and young peopleThe National Obesity Observatory (NOO) has publi... Learn More

South Asian have higher levels of blood glucose than white Europeans

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South Asian have higher levels of blood glucose than white Europeans July 25th A 5 year research s... Learn More

Diabetes Event 8th Feb 2014 LPG

Diabetes Event 8th Feb 2014 organised by the Leicestershire Parents Group (7th January 2014) LPG i... Learn More

100,000 HCP have completed the National Safe Use of Insulin

100,000 HCP have completed the National Safe Use of Insulin (25th February 2013) Safety Programme ... Learn More

Key recommendations for CCGs to help reduce diabetic amputations by 50%.

Key recommendations for CCGs to help reduce diabetic amputations by 50% (20th March 2013) Most amp... Learn More

Diabetes UK report on Admissions Avoidance and Diabetes

Admissions avoidance and diabetes (18th December 2013) A report from a coalition of diabetes organ... Learn More

Health Survey for England

Health Survey for England (4th January 2013) The Information Centre has published 'Health Survey fo... Learn More

MHRA Issues Warning - Blood Glucose Test Strips Recalled

MHRA Issues warning -Blood Glucose Test Strips Recalled19th August 2013) The Medicines and Healthca... Learn More

Invitation to the Official Opening of the Leicester Diabetes Centre

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Invitation to the Official Opening of the Leicester Diabetes Centre (26th September 2013) Professo... Learn More

Diabetic complications and mortality

Diabetic complications and mortality (4th January 2013) The Yorkshire & Humber Public Health Ob... Learn More

Safe Use of Insulin E-learning Course Success

Safe Use of Insulin E-learning Course - Nurses Diabetes Course PraisedJune James Nurse Consultant ... Learn More

New E- Learning Safe Management of Hypoglycaemia

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New E- Learning Safe Management of Hypoglycaemia (11th December 2012) NHS Diabetes launchedafree e-... Learn More

Urgent - Meters Withdrawn

Urgent - Meters Withdrawn (26th March 2013) Please be aware that the following meters have been wit... Learn More

New Mandatory Paediatric Diabetes Care Standards

New Mandatory Paediatric Diabetes Care Standards As of 2nd April 2012Every child and young person w... Learn More

Free Public Event !! National Institute for Health Research Open Day Exhibition

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National Institute for Health Research Open Day Exhibition Hosted by the University hospitals of Le... Learn More

Making Involvement Happen - an introduction to User Involvement

Making Involvement Happen - an introduction to User Involvement Do you want to understand the expe... Learn More

Diabetes care and outcomes by SHA

Diabetes care and outcomes by SHA The Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory (YHPHO) has pr... Learn More

BMI and waist circumference - black, Asian and minority ethnic groups

BMI and waist circumference - black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (3rd July 2013)NICE has issue... Learn More

Sitting for long periods is bad for your health

Sitting for long periods 'is bad for your health' (16th October 2012) Dr Emma Wilmot ( LDC) Not the... Learn More

New publicity on finger prick tests for type 1 diabetes

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New publicity on finger prick tests for type 1 diabetes (11th February 2013) Importance of finger... Learn More

Commissioning Diabetes - An Integrated Care Framework

Commissioning Diabetes - An Integrated Care Framework (26th March 2013) NHS Diabetes, in partnershi... Learn More

Update on the hospital paediatric service

Update onPaediatric Diabetes Service at UHL. (29th January 2013)Dr James Greening has kindly respon... Learn More

UK delegation to India

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UK delegation to India (22nd January 2013)The Indo-British Diabetes Summit was held on the 18th and... Learn More

DESMOND ‘A Safer Ramadan’ group education in Leicester

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DESMOND ‘A Safer Ramadan’ group education in Leicester‘A Safer Ramadan’ gro... Learn More

8th National Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society

8th National Conference of the Primary Care Diabetes Society (15th November 2012) DATE: Friday 16 ... Learn More

Diabetes UK new report on Type 1 Diabetes in children

Diabetes UK new report on Type 1 Diabetes in children (4th January 2013) Diabetes UK has compiled a... Learn More

Welcome Professor Daly

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Welcome Professor Daly (28th November 2013) We are delighted to be giving you the news that Heather... Learn More

Sir Steve Redgrave Opens the New Leicester Diabetes Centre 7th November 2013

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Sir Steve Redgrave Opens the New Leicester Diabetes Centre 7th November 2013 (8th Novemebr 2013) T... Learn More

Leicester Diabetes Centre - HSJ 2013 Awards Night London

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Leicester Diabetes Centre Attend the HSJ 2013 Awards Night London (22nd November 2013) The Leiceste... Learn More

The Leicester Diabetes Centre Shortlisted for the HSJ Awards

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The Leicester Diabetes Centre Shortlisted for the HSJ Awards (29th August 2013) The Leicester Diab... Learn More

Leicester UHLDiabetes Team Influence National Initiative

Leicester UHL Diabetes Team Influence National Initiative (22nd July 2013) A national initiative, ... Learn More

NHS Leicester City - Annual Report

NHS Leicester City Annual Report 2011-2012 (4th January 2013) NHS Leicester City is the organisati... Learn More

Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC)

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Introducing the new Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC) at the LDCRedirect to their website: Http://Lei... Learn More

East Midlands Diabetes Conference 2013

Review October 17th 2013

East Midlands Diabetes Conference Integrated Diabetes Care -Delivering Better Outcomes for All - 17... Learn More

Presentations from the Conference

Presentations for the East Midlands Diabetes Conference  Learn More

Diabetes Newsround

East midlands Diabetes Conference -Integrated Diabetes Care - delivering Better outcomes for all Th... Learn More

Evaluation and Key Learning Points

Conference Evaluation and Key Learning Points The conference evaluated well with all attendees scor... Learn More

Integrated Diabetes Care Conference Oct 2013

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East Midlands Diabetes Conference Integrated Diabetes Care Delivering Better Outcomes for All (23rd... Learn More

News Archive 2012

Weight Management Evidence

Bariatric surgery care (November 2012) The National Confidential Enquiry into Perioperative Deaths... Learn More

Experts suggests that reducing sitting time by 90 minutes in total per day could lead to important ...

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Sitting less and moving about more could be more important than vigorous exercise to reduce your ri... Learn More

Diabetes Research Under One Roof!

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Diabetes Research Under One Roof - Now the Largest facility in Europe for carrying out first class ... Learn More

Introducing the new BRU at LDC

Introducing The New Biomedical Research Unit (BRU)At The Leicester DiabetesCentreThe Leicester-Loug... Learn More

Last 200 year in Diabetes

Last 200 year in Diabetes - New England Journal of Medcine release this article -Kenneth S. Polonsk... Learn More

Reports and statisticsThe NHS Health Check Programme – Let's Get It Right (Sept 12)

Reports and statistics The NHS Health Check Programme – Let's Get It Right (Sept 12) Septembe... Learn More

SEM DRN Newsletters

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Issue 2 of the South East Midlands Diabetes Research Network newsletter. It has been severalyears s... Learn More

Diabetes Prevalance Model

Diabetes Prevalance Model (8th November 2012) An updated version of the Diabetes Prevalence Model f... Learn More

Free online support to improve diabetes care

Free online support to improve diabetes care11th December 2012 Every month in the East Midlands, am... Learn More

New Diabetes Prevalence Model - Leicestershire

New Diabetes Prevalence Model - Leicestershire (27 November 2012) New Diabetes Prevalence Model Di... Learn More

Prescribing For Diabetes

Prescribing for diabetesAugust 2012 The Information Centre has published 'Prescribing for Diabetes ... Learn More

Year of the Foot2012

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Putting Feet First - DUK Campaign 2012 Year of the foot 2012 Foot problems can affect anyone who h... Learn More

New FREE E-Learning Module - Safe Management Of Hypoglycaemia

NewFREE e-learning module-Safe Management of Hypoglycaemia(23rd October 2012) To read the NHS Dia... Learn More

Safe Use Of Non- Insulin Therapies (SUNIT) e-learning Module launched

new Safe Use of Non-Insulin Therapies (SUNIT) e-learning module Launch by NHS Diabetes14th August 2... Learn More

Best Initiative supporting self Care- Quality care awards

Best Initiative supporting self Care - Quality care awards Type 1 Foundation Programme was awarded ... Learn More

Congratulations Heather

QIC awards 2012

Leicester nurse Heather Daly wins national award for diabetes work (1st November 2012) Heather Cong... Learn More