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Double the mortality risk for people with type 2 diabetes and a foot complication than those without type 2 diabetes

New research has found that people with type 2 diabetes (T2D) with a foot complication have a mortality risk double that of those without T2D. The study set out to quantify the impact of foot complica...

Latest podcast episode: The role of an Inpatient Advanced Podiatry Coordinator

The latest Talking Feet podcast episode is now available, where we chat to Jess Rees, a Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist and Inpatient Advanced Podiatry Coordinator at Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Healt...

Nearly 500 healthcare sites make Hypo Awareness Week a triumph

Hundreds of primary and secondary care sites across the UK and Ireland are taking part in a safety campaign to raise awareness about hypoglycaemia among healthcare professionals. Teams at nearly 500 s...

Register now to take part in Hypo Awareness Week 2023

Time is running out to register for a nationwide safety campaign which helps UK healthcare professionals to learn more about hypoglycaemia.  Hypoglycaemia – or hypos – occur when a person’s blood gluc...

Ascensia to hold third GlucoContro.online masterclass

Diabetes teams are invited to attend an online event next month to learn about a web-based solution that allows healthcare professionals to securely connect with their patients’ blood glucose readings...

Diabetes UK recruiting podiatrist for conference committee

Diabetes UK is recruiting a podiatrist to join its Professional Conference Organising Committee. Being part of the Professional Conference Organising Committee is an excellent opportunity to work with...

Pay-per-scan now an option with Podium Thermal Foot Monitor

A portable thermography scanner that uses foot temperature to assess foot health is now available through a pay-per-scan option. Podium Professional can be used to assess the risk of diabetic foot ulc...

Hypoglycaemia webinar to take place during national awareness week

Professor Ketan Dhatariya will explore how the sudden unavailability of GLP-1s has impacted diabetes care during a webinar discussion next month.  The event will be held during Hypo Awareness Week on ...

Latest podcast: Foot-related studies at Leicester Diabetes Centre

Foot-related research being carried out at the Leicester Diabetes Centre is the focus of the latest Talking Feet podcast. The episode features Lesley Weaving, a Diabetes Specialist Podiatrist, and Rac...

Upcoming webinar to showcase specialist post-graduate diabetes training programme in Leicester

Healthcare professionals looking to specialise in diabetes care have been invited to join a webinar to learn about a part-time post graduate training programme dedicated to managing the condition in a...