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Inpatient audit returns this month

The 2015 National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA) takes place later this month.

The bedside survey, which provides a snapshot of diabetes inpatient care in England and Wales, will be held between September 21 and 25, returning after a one year absence. To read more, click here.

NICE recommends new monitoring device

A new blood monitoring device for people with type 1 diabetes has been recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

In a draft report, NICE recommends using the MiniMed Paradigm Veo System by Medtronic as an option for monitoring blood glucose levels. To read more, click here.

Nominations for DESMOND Awards open

Entries for the annual Celebrating DESMOND Awards are now open. The awards were created to reward excellence and share learning across the type 2 diabetes structured education programme. To read more, click here.

Help requested for refugees with diabetes

An international charity is urging people to dig deep and donate money to Syrian refugees with type 1 diabetes.

According to T1International, an organisation which advocates fair access to insulin for people across the world, a Syrian girl with diabetes passed away recently. To read more, click here.

Diabetes cycling team to tour UK

The first all-diabetes professional cycling team saddled up this week to compete in the UK’s leading professional bike race. To read more, click here.

Gestational babies in type 2 diabetes risk

Children born to women with gestational diabetes are six times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes later in life, Diabetes UK warned last week.

The charity has launched a new guide to help women with the condition to "navigate their way towards a healthy pregnancy and birth”. To read more, click here.