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Excellence in diabetes care rewarded

Innovation in diabetes care was showcased at the sixth annual QiC Diabetes awards.

People working in the diabetes community were praised at the awards ceremony, which took place at Sanofi’s Guildford headquarters on Thursday, October 13.

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Increased complications risk for pregnant women with diabetes

Many women with diabetes who become pregnant are at a higher risk of complications because of a lack of preparation, according to a new report.

The National Pregnancy in Diabetes Audit 2015 looked at over 3,000 expectant mothers with the condition.

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Comic launched to inspire people with type 1 diabetes

A new comic has been launched by two leading diabetes consultants to "engage and inform" people with type 1 diabetes.

Dr Partha Kar, of Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, and Dr Mayank Patel, of University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, developed the idea with a group of people with the condition and the help of publishing company Revolve Comics.

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Better health and weight in conference spotlight

Ways to improve people's health and weight using food and diet will be the focus of a conference in Cheshire next week.

Food as Medicine: The 5th In The Series will also take a look at the health of healthcare workers who deliver the care for those with type 2 diabetes and overweight people. To read more, click here

Buckinghamshire launches type 2 education programme

A flagship initiative exploring the potential of technology to revolutionise the NHS has been launched in Buckinghamshire.

The DigitalHealth London Accelerator programme is a form of structured education programme for all adults with type 2 diabetes. To read more, click here