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EDFN’s feedback contributes to NICE consultation on diabetic footcare

The EDFN has provided comments and feedback on the draft update to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guideline, ‘Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management’. The Netw...

International programme helps hundreds to combat type 2 diabetes

The lives of hundreds of people with type 2 diabetes have been transformed by an international project. Since 2017, the DWELL Project has helped more than 500 people living with type 2 diabetes in the...

Data on bacterial profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern ‘critical’ for management of diabetic foot ulcers

A new study has assessed the bacterial profile of people with diabetic foot ulcers and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern within the setting of a tertiary care hospital. The research, carried ...

General practice in the spotlight at the Diabetes Professional Care conference

Several renowned general practitioners are set to explore the latest innovations in diabetes care at this year’s highly regarded Diabetes Professional Care conference. Delegates visiting the free-to-a...

Food addicts to be given hope by new international study

A clinical study into treating food addiction with a low carbohydrate and psychoeducational program has been carried out for the first time in the world. Around 20 per cent of the general population i...

Diabetes UK is recruiting new members for research steering groups

A national diabetes charity is appealing for “highly motivated” healthcare professionals working in the sector to join one of its diabetes research steering groups. Diabetes UK is looking for diabetes...

Diabetes nursing to be showcased at Diabetes Professional Care conference

Latest innovations and key updates surrounding diabetes nursing will be explored at a free healthcare event next month. Thousands of nurses are set to attend this year’s acclaimed Diabetes Professiona...

Flash blood glucose monitoring brings ‘radical improvements’ to lives of people with diabetes

New research has highlighted the ‘life-changing’ benefits of using flash blood glucose monitoring for people with type 1 diabetes. The Diabetes UK-funded research found that the benefits seen in the s...

Save the date: EDFN National Conference 2023

Registrations have opened for the 2023 EDFN National Conference. The EDFN will once again be presenting expert speakers, latest research and hot topics, and examples of best practice at the free, onli...

Feedback sought on update to NICE diabetic foot guideline

A draft update to the NICE guideline, ‘Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management’, is now out for consultation.   The authors of the update to guideline NG19, which was published in August 201...