Practical Diabetes is a journal for healthcare professionals covering all aspects of diabetes care including type 1 and type 2 diabetes, obesity, new type 2 drugs, and diabetes complications.

The Practical Diabetes website provides up-to-date news, revision exercises for the Specialty Certificate Examination, diary dates, links to other important diabetes websites, plus the current and past issues of the journal.

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Latest News

A premixed insulin combining the basal insulin glargine with the rapid-acting insulin lispro is to begin Phase I trials in Germany.

The first Phase III trial of Novo Nordisk’s weekly GLP-1 agonist semaglutide has been completed.

Programmes that promote diet and physical activity for people at increased risk of type 2 diabetes can reduce the incidence of diabetes by about 40...

Dates for your diary

11 - 12 September 2015
FEND 20th annual meeting, Stockholm, Sweden website:

14 - 18 September 2015
EASD 51st Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden website:

10 October 2015
Yale-King's Vascular Symposium  - Diabetic Foot and Vascular Controversies Gainsford Lecture Theatre, London, UK email: or



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