Category: Type 2

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Diabetes.co.uk’s Facebook page celebrates 10 year anniversary

On the 19th May Diabetes.co.uk’s Facebook page will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Our Facebook page is a place for everyone to find support, share experiences and ask questions. The page is run by our social media team who communicate directly with members, share content with the wider audience and keep up to date with […]

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Giving emotional and mental health support as a healthcare professional

Emotional and mental health support is too often missing for people living with diabetes. We’re calling on health services in the UK to create national standards for diabetes emotional and mental health support, including: Everyone is asked how they are feeling as part of every diabetes appointment. A mental health professional with knowledge of diabetes […]

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DUKPC highlights part 3: Diabetes and mental wellbeing – by Lucy Trelfa

Diabetes is demanding and complex. Whether it’s adjusting to being diagnosed, or trying to juggle diabetes with other long-term health conditions, getting the right emotional support alongside physical support is vital. There was no shortage of talk around mental health at this year’s DUKPC.  Diabetes and severe mental illness People with a severe mental illness […]

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DUKPC highlights part 2: Innovating treatments – by Faye Riley

At DUKPC it’s out with the old and in with the new as we’re updated on cutting-edge advancements in diabetes. Here are some of the exciting areas where researchers across the globe are breaking new ground to treat diabetes in new and innovative ways.   Progress towards preventing Type 1 Scientists are building a more […]