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 EU has approved Allergan’s steroid implant Ozurdex for the treatment of diabetic macular oedema - but only for people who have an artificial...

European regulators have approved the first insulin biosimilar for the treatment of diabetes in adults, adolescents and children aged at least 2...

The European Commission has approved a combination of the long-acting insulin degludec and the GLP-1 agonist liraglutide for the treatment of adults...

Dates for your diary

6-7 November 2014
Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) Autumn Meeting, The Royal College of Physicians, London website:

7 November 2014
BMJ Masterclasses: Cardiology, Diabetes and CKD, Hilton Metropole, Birmingham website:

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



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