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Agenda release: UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum Conference 2022

The UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum has released the full agenda for its forthcoming national conference, which is taking place later this month.  Entitled ‘100 Years of Insulin Conference 2022’, the onli...

Dapagliflozin no longer prescribed for type 1 diabetes

A prescription drug used to treat type 1 diabetes has now been withdrawn for people living with the condition in the UK.  The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has announced t...

Final submissions sought for Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award

Healthcare professionals who showcased excellence in inpatient diabetes care during the pandemic are being encouraged to enter a national diabetes competition ahead of the deadline next month.  This y...

New comic celebrates 100 years of insulin

One hundred years of insulin-related milestones in diabetes care is the subject of the latest comic magazine produced by two leading diabetes consultants. To mark a century since insulin was first adm...

Experienced Nurse Consultant becomes latest podcast guest

The Inpatient Podcast has welcomed Diabetes Nurse Consultant Debbie Hicks to the third episode of the series. The Co-Chair of Trend Diabetes told our reporter Lucy Holmes about her life with type 1 di...

Opinions from secondary care providers needed for enteral feeding guidelines review

A review of the guideline ‘Glycaemic management during enteral feeding’ requires “vital” input from healthcare professionals. The Joint British Diabetes Society Inpatient Care Group (JBDS) are reachin...

Save the date: UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum Conference 2022

The UK Diabetes Inpatient Forum has announced the date of its first national conference.   The online event, which is taking place on Thursday, January 27, 2022, will mark 100 years since insulin was ...

Leading consultant features in our latest podcast

Dr Mayank Patel takes centre stage in the second episode of ‘The Inpatient Podcast’.  The Consultant in Diabetes and Acute Medicine at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is the lates...

Opinions on latest VRII hospital guidelines wanted

Feedback is needed from healthcare professionals working in diabetes on the existing guidance regarding the use of Variable Rate Insulin Infusion (VRII) in hospital settings. To optimise VRII hospital...

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