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

Lilly has launched a new Humalog KwikPen (insulin lispro) containing 200 units/ml for patients requiring daily doses of >20 units of rapid-acting...

In 2013, two-thirds of men and well over half of women in England were overweight or obese, according to the latest statistics from the Health and...

Long-term treatment with a statin may reduce insulin sensitivity in men and increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by almost half, a cohort...

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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