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

Practical Diabetes is the most widely read diabetes journal among hospital doctors according to the Hospital Readership Survey (HRS) 2014.

New NHS data show that the overall diabetes-related amputation rate has not improved at all, with 2.6 per thousand people with diabetes per year...

Major depression may increase diabetes patients’ risk of developing kidney failure according to a new study published in the Clinical Journal of...

Dates for your diary

22 May 2014
Diabetes, Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome, Postgraduate Medical Centre, Plymouth, UK email:

20-22 May 2014
The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, ICC Birmingham, UK website:

13-17 June 2014
American Diabetes Association 74th Scientific Sessions, San Francisco, USA website:



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