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

The US Food and Drug Administration has alerted health professionals to the risk of joint pain associated with DPP-4 inhibitors...

The risk of cardiovascular events in high-risk patients with type 2 diabetes treated with empagliflozin is significantly lower than with background...

Smoking – active or passive – increases the risk of type 2 diabetes by up to one-third, a meta-analysis from China shows (Lancet Diabetes...

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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