Testing Times

“More than 1.3 million diabetes patients not offered vital tests” This was the stark headline on the BBC News yesterday.  It has been claimed by the National Diabetes Audit for England that huge numbers of patients …

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Sense from Consensus

After months of often tedious discussion, the use of HbA1C as a diagnostic tool has taken a final step towards universal acceptance with the publishing of the findings of an “expert consensus group” on whether we, …

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The Price Is Right?

A pressure to reduce overall drug costs had to come as part of the government drive to reduce overall spending.  It is hardly surprising that one of the pressures should come in the field of insulin …

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A Pat On The Back!

Beavering away at an endless Cardiovascular Clinic on a wet Thursday afternoon we sit listening with half an ear to Mrs Moana complaining that she never eats a thing and can’t understand why she’s put on …

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