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

Novo Nordisk has introduced Xultophy, a combined formulation of the long-acting insulin degludec 100 units/ml and the GLP-1 agonist liraglutide 3.6...

Liraglutide is associated with fewer hypoglycaemic events and more weight loss than a sulfonylurea during Ramadan, according to data presented at the...

In light of meta-analyses suggesting that DPP-4 inhibitors are associated with an increased risk of heart failure (Clin Ther 2014;36:2072-9 &...

Dates for your diary

9 July 2015
Diabetes in pregnancy and childbirth, London South Bank University, UK website:

9-10 July 2015
Multi-disciplinary surgical management of charcot osteoarthropathy and the infected diabetic foot, King's College London, UK website:

24 August 2015
Reversing end organ damage through diabetes surgery, UCD Conway Institute, Dublin, UK website:



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