The SDRN Primary Care Initiative Wins Diabetes UK Primary Care Award 2015

The SDRN Primary Care Initiative (PCI) has won the prestigious Diabetes UK (DUK) Primary Care Award at DUK Professional Conference 2015.


Scottish Study Finds Improvement in Life Expectancy for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

A major study of patients in Scotland living with type 1 diabetes has found life expectancy has improved in comparison to previous research, although it still lags significantly behind that of the general population without diabetes.

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Quality Diabetes Care

The University of Dundee Quality Diabetes Care programme (MSc, PGDip or PGCert) will run for the first time from September 2014. It will be of interest to doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dieticians, podiatrists working in diabetes care. It will equip participants with skills for evidence based management of diabetes, and offer practical experience in organisational management, reflective practice and quality improvement.


Ethnic differences in glycaemic control in people with diabetes living in Scotland

Background and Aims
Previous studies have investigated the association between ethnicity and processes of care and intermediate outcomes of diabetes, but there are limited population-based studies available. The aim of this study was to use population-based data to investigate the relationships between ethnicity and glycaemic control in men and women with diabetes mellitus living in Scotland.



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