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.

To access the site register here.


Latest News

Without adequate funding the prospects for the NHS are 'very worrying indeed,' Professor Chris Ham told the Diabetes Professional Care conference in...

Intervention programmes that are going to be effective must be designed to help children deal with the profound impact of obesity on their lives,...

Pregnant women with diabetes are at an increased risk of stillbirth and neonatal death due to higher than recommended blood glucose levels.

Dates for your diary

11 - 12 September 2015
FEND 20th annual meeting, Stockholm, Sweden website:

14 - 18 September 2015
EASD 51st Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden website:

10 October 2015
Yale-King's Vascular Symposium  - Diabetic Foot and Vascular Controversies Gainsford Lecture Theatre, London, UK email: or



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