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ABCD Autumn Meeting on Storify
If you missed the ABCD Autumn Meeting, or want to review the day, the conference is now on Storify.
Launch Of The ABCD Nationwide FreeStyle Libre Audit
ABCD is pleased to announce the launch of the ABCD Nationwide FreeStyle Libre audit and would like to invite you to take part. This audit is ABCD’s first of a device rather than a pharmaceutical agent, but nevertheless the principles remain the same. We aim to collect data collected during...
JBDS - IP guidelines are being well used
The joint British Diabetes Societies for inpatient care group (JBDS - IP) were interested to know the extent to which their guidelines have been downloaded from the ABCD website and so we investigated - click here to see the information for 2017.  It can be seen the the...
Getting Freestyle Libre onto your formulary
Please see below for links to documents from the ABCD Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Collaborative T1DCC-UK and ABCD aimed at supporting you to to get Freestyle Libre onto the formulary in your locality. Supporting covering letter - click HERE Information to help a formulary case -...
Improving care for people with Diabetes when in hospital
RCP QI Hub – Supporting teams to improve care for people with diabetes when in hospital Would you like to:  … gain a better understanding of how to interpret the findings from your data?  ... learn how to facilitate changes and improvements in patient care?  … become a quality improvement...
Breaking News - Animas to leave the insulin pump market…..
Animas has discontinued the sale of all Animas® Vibe® and OneTouch Ping® insulin pumps in the U.S. and Canada, effective immediately. How will this decision affect users of Animas products in the UK? A decision and timing to exit countries outside of the U.S. and Canada is subject to...
NICE guideline publication - Type 2 diabetes: prevention in people at high risk
This guideline covers how to identify adults at high risk of type 2 diabetes. It aims to remind practitioners that age is no barrier to being at high risk of, or developing, the condition. It also aims to help them provide those at high risk with an effective and appropriate intensive...
John Wales - Founding member of ABCD
I am extremely saddened to advise you of the unexpected death of our Founding Chairman, Dr John Wales who passed away suddenly, in his sleep, whilst on holiday in Finland.  John’s funeral took place in Acaster, Selby, North Yorkshire on Friday 1/9/2017 with a private family...
NHS Business Services Authority has approved the listing of the FreeStyle Libre® flash glucose monitoring system in the Drug Tariff
September 13, 2017 — The NHS Business Services Authority has approved the listing of the FreeStyle Libre® flash glucose monitoring system in the Drug Tariff (under section 9A: Detection Sensor, interstitial fluid for glucose).   This means, subject to local health economy approval, it...
JBDS DKA condensed management charts - New Updated Version August 2017
A New Updated Version of the condensed and abbreviated version of the original JBDS DKA management and monitoring chart has been piloted and successfully used in Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust. Please click on the link HERE for more details and to download .This has now been approved...

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