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Information and advice on the management of diabetes.


Diabetes drug shortages not expected to resolve until mid-2024

Supply problems having “significant impact” on clinicians and causing “anxiety and concern” for patients.

24 Aug 2023 , 4 Min Article


Diabetes prescribing rises by a record 7 per cent in a year

NHS BSA reports that 66 million diabetes drug items were prescribed in 2021-22

10 Aug 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Boots to launch £19.99 diabetes screening pilot in seven stores

Boots calls for data sharing between NHS and pharmacies as it announces pilot service

15 Mar 2023 , 1 Min Article

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NHS England to offer all T1D patients no-scan glucose monitors

NHSE&I to roll out devices to all Type 1 diabetes patients after new price deal with manufacturer

03 Aug 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Proton pump inhibitors linked to higher risk of diabetes

Prolonged use of PPIs raises diabetes risk, Italian researchers conclude.

17 Jun 2022 , 1 Min Article

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'Smart' insulin pens available on NHS for the first time

The new Novo Nordisk pens record dosing data and may help improve glucose levels.

01 Mar 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Antidiabetic prescribing jumps 21% over 5 years

Antidiabetic prescribing rises by more than a fifth in England in five years.

26 Aug 2021 , 1 Min Article

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Lloyds offers free type 2 diabetes tests for one week

LloydsPharmacy branches across the UK have today started offering free Type 2 diabetes tests. 

13 Jun 2021 , 1 Min Article