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

NICE has recommended the anti-VEGF injection aflibercept for the treatment of diabetic macular oedema under the same conditions it imposed on the use...

Pioglitazone does not appear to be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer but large observational studies from the US have raised the...

Almost a third of people with type 1 diabetes have impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia and this increases their risk of severe hypoglycaemic events by...

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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