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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Current Issue


Latest News

2014 saw little improvement in diabetes management with some aspects of care getting worse, says Diabetes UK (

NICE has published an update of the targets and supporting evidence for medicines optimisation, including a section on type 2 diabetes...

The GLP-1 agonist liraglutide (Victoza) is now approved for use without dose adjustment in patients with moderate renal impairment (defined as...

Dates for your diary

11-12 February 2015
Monogenic Diabetes Symposium, Exeter, UK email:

11-13 March 2015
Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference, ExCeL, London website:

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



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