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

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency ( has opened a public consultation on reducing the risk of medication error...

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A new class of biological agents could halve cholesterol levels and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, a systematic review suggests (Ann Intern...

Dates for your diary

5-9 June 2015
American Diabetes Association 75th Scientific Sessions, Boston, Massachusetts, USA website:

9-10 June 2015
Foot Health 2015, Kettering Conference Centre, Northamptonshire, UK website:

24 June 2015
Best practice diabetology, Royal College of Physicians, London, UK website:



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