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Diabetes injection technique guidelines updated

Guidelines on diabetes injection techniques have been updated so healthcare professionals can issue the new advice to their patients.

The Forum for Injection Technique (FIT) UK, which provides evidence-based best practice recommendations on diabetes injection technique, has published the latest edition of its UK Injection and Infusion Technique Recommendations. To read more, click here

DPC2017 launches conference smartphone app

The UK’s only national, free-to-attend and CPD-accredited diabetes conference for healthcare professionals has unveiled its programme on a smartphone and tablet app for the first time.

The Diabetes Professional Care 2017 (DPC2017) agenda can only be viewed on the app until the end of June, when it will then be published on the DPC2017 official website. To read more, click here

Type 2 drug sulfonylureas ‘raises heart failure risk in men’

Men who are treated with the type 2 diabetes drug sulfonylureas are at more risk of heart failure and cardiovascular death than those who take metformin, new research has suggested. To read more, click here

The Big Interview – Dr Dinesh Nagi

Dr Dinesh Nagi is a diabetes and endocrinology consultant at Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust and is based at Pinderfields Hospital Wakefield. 

He has just become the chairman of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD), and here he tells The Diabetes Times his plans for the future and lays out his priorities for the coming year. To read more, click here

Diabetes clinical studies groups announced

Clinical groups which will unite leading thinkers in key research areas of diabetes have been developed. To read more, click here

Diabetes training for professionals scoops top award

Pioneering technology developed by an NHS diabetes training programme for healthcare professionals has won a major national award.

To read more, click here.