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EXCLUSIVE: NHS England announces diabetes funding results

NHS England has revealed the results of an application process to access £44m to improve diabetes care.

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) which applied for a slice of the diabetes transformation fund were informed yesterday if they were successful. To read more, click here.

Leading DKA doctor calls for guidelines revision

A leading specialist in the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is calling for guidelines covering the short-term complication to be revised.

Writing in the Lancet Diabetes Endocrine journal, Dr Ketan Dhatariya said the current international guidance is heavily relied upon, but needs to revisited. To read more, click here

Positive feedback for digital foot ulcer monitoring pilot

A new digital imaging footcare pathway which has been piloted in Southern Derbyshire has received positive patient feedback. To read more, click here

‘Inspirational’ type 1 diabetes speakers lined up

A series of guest speakers are set to give “inspirational and empowering talks” about type 1 diabetes this weekend at a special event about the condition in London. To read more, click here

The Big Interview – Dr Parijat De

Dr Parijat De has been a consultant physician in diabetes and endocrinology for 13 years.

During his tenure at the Sandwell and West Birmingham Trust he has introduced nurse-led diabetic renal review clinics and was also named Healthcare Professional of the Year at the annual QiC Awards. To read his interview, click here.

UK and US differences in DKA treatment highlighted

A review has flagged up “important differences” in the treatment of two diabetic emergencies in the UK and US.

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