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 and Roche have developed an insulin cartridge for use in Roche’s Accu-Chek Insight pump system.

A new treatment for obesity, using high doses of the GLP-1 agonist liraglutide, will only be marketed through private health care, the manufacturer...

Diabetes UK has published an updated version of its guide to support people with a mild to moderate learning disability manage their type 2 diabetes.

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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