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

Having diabetes in middle age is associated with a 19 per cent increase in cognitive decline compared with not having diabetes, an observational study...

An artificial pancreas delivering insulin doses based on blood glucose levels provides better glycaemic control than continuous subcutaneous insulin...

Lilly’s long-acting GLP-1 agonist dulaglutide (Trulicity) has received marketing authorisation within the EU. The once-weekly drug is licensed...

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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