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The 2020 Insulin Safety Week will take place from July 6 to 12. Originally, the annual campaign was scheduled to take place in May 2020, but due to the impact of COVID-19, the decision was made to postpone the campaign until September the same year. However, in response to overwhelming calls from the clinical community...
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Topic: DPC Summer Summit: Post ADA Round Up (session 1/5)   Description: Diabetes Professional Care Summer Summit – ADA into practice The DPC Summer Forum – ADA into practice will decipher the main outcomes from the ADA Scientific Conference.SESSION 1/5: POST ADA ROUND-UP Summary: This live webinar will cover key take-home messages from the recent virtual ADA...
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Trend Diabetes Co-Chair June James has led the development of new guidance for glucose-related emergencies during acute hospital admissions. The Joint British Diabetes Society (JBDS) for Inpatient Care Group has released Diabetes at the front door, with an accompanying position statement published in Diabetic Medicine. This short guide is for healthcare professionals working in acute emergency...
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Eight educational videos launched by Injection Technique Matters (ITM) have been promoted during the coronavirus lockdown. They were officially released at the 2019 Diabetes Professional Care conference, which took place on October 29 and 30. They were part of the #BackToBasics initiative, which has been “revisiting the essentials to ensure optimum injection technique”, with a series...
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Trend Diabetes Co-Chair Debbie Hicks will be delivering two webinars on how to get the most out of a virtual clinic next month, with the first one taking place next week. The sessions titled ‘Getting the most of your virtual clinic: ‘advantages & disadvantages’ will be held on June 4th and 10th, on both days...
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Trend Diabetes has pulled together some resources to help you and people with diabetes through these rapidly-changing times. The Trend Diabetes sick-day rules leaflets for type 1 and 2 diabetes have been revised in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The documents ‘Type 1 diabetes: What to do when you are ill’ and ‘Type 2 diabetes:...
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The TREND-UK sick-day rules leaflets for type 1 and 2 diabetes have been revised in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The documents ‘Type 1 diabetes: What to do when you are ill’ and ‘Type 2 diabetes: What to do when you are ill’ have been fully updated with the latest clinical guidance. The leaflets are...
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As the Coronavirus continues to spread, we have taken the decision to postpone the Diabetes: At the Heart of the Matter workshops. The new dates will be in November and December of this year, with further details, including booking links, released as and when we get them. We are aware the NHS is currently under...
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A call for just two diabetes nursing titles has been made after the results of the first-ever, England-wide Diabetes Specialist Nurse (DSN) Audit revealed there were 117 job titles. The survey was launched by TREND-UK, an organisation that represents all diabetes nursing groups, because the number of diabetes specialist nurses (DSNs) was previously unknown. In...
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Type 2 diabetes remission was the talking point of the TREND-UK National Conferences held this month. More than 500 delegates attended the diabetes nursing organisation’s annual events held in Solihull on Friday, October 4, and in London on Friday, October 11. Keynote speaker, Professor Roy Taylor, from Newcastle University, spoke at the conference staged in the...
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