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One in three unaware of foot ulcer dangers

More than a third of people in the UK are not aware that foot ulcers are a serious complication of diabetes, according to a recent survey.

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NHS England calls for biosimilars increase

NHS England has released a report about prescribing biosimilar medicines.

The organisation has published a framework recommending at least 90 per cent of new patients should be prescribed the “best value biological medicine within three months of launch of a biosimilar medicine”. To read more, click here

Record-breaking Hypo Awareness Week

More than 340 sites have been taking part in a national campaign to raise awareness of hypoglycaemia. To read more, click here

Healthcare technology to dominate diabetes conference

Healthcare technology will be a key focus at a major conference for people working in the field of diabetes.

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Tributes paid to ABCD founder Dr John Wales

Tributes have been paid to the founding chairman of a national group which represents diabetes consultants in the UK.

Dr John Wales, who jointly set up the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) with Professor Ken Shaw and Dr Richard Greenwood, died on Friday, September 1. To read more, click here

Diabetes forum ’empowers wellbeing’ among users

A diabetes forum which has more than 250,000 members has been shown to empower wellbeing among its users, according to a study. To read more, click here.