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

Many T2D patients are not on the appropriate therapy, according to a retrospective review, sponsored by Janssen, of 20,300 people in the UK with newly...

Incretin-based therapies might alleviate depressive symptoms in T2D patients, Calum Moulton from the Institute of Psychiatry suggested during the...

The European Commission recently approved insulin degludec for children and adolescents with diabetes, based largely on the BEGIN YOUNG 1 trial,...

Dates for your diary

20-22 April 2015
RCN International Nursing Research Conference 2015, East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham website:

15 May 2015
2nd Annual exercise and type 1 national conference, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, UK email:

19-21 May 2015
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, Arena and Convention Centre, Liverpool, UK website:



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