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JBDS VRIII audit
As you will be aware the Joint British Diabetes Society (JBDS) guideline for the use of Variable Rate Intravenous Insulin Infusion (VRIII) was published in late 2014 and we hope it has become firmly embedded in practice in acute trusts throughout...
Guideline on managing hyperglycaemia in kidney disease
As part of the ABCD Renal Association clinical specialty work programme we have now finalised our guidelines on managing hyperglycaemia in kidney disease . A summary of the full guidelines with audit standards and issues for future research will be...
Questionnaire to assess the care of 16-18 year olds presenting with DKA
The care of 16-18 year olds presenting with DKA is fraught with difficulty. Whilst they may have their outpatient care in the children and young persons department, if they are admitted to hospital, their care maybe delivered by a  number of...
Top 10 tips for coding in diabetes...
  1. Always include “diabetes” as a diagnosis in inpatients Even if not the primary reason for admission, specify that the patient has diabetes and the specific type. This affects the complication score (the “cc score”) affecting...
John Wales Memorial Lecture
It is my pleasure to announce that the first “John Wales Memorial Lecture” will be delivered by Dr Peter Winocour at the spring meeting of ABCD in Glasgow. 'Delivering better diabetes care - it's about time!’ I hope you will be able to join us...
Diabetes UK 2018 - snippets
If you didn’t manage to attend the 2018 Diabetes UK APC   go to the App store and  download  the meeting  App (DUKPC).  It will give you a flavour of the meeting and access to the Abstracts.  Below are summaries of...
New BJD Editor-in-Chief
ABCD is delighted to  announce the appointment of Dr Marie-France Kong to  the post of Editor-in-Chief  of British Journal of Diabetes (BJD). Dr Kong works as a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Leicester Royal Infirmary and...

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