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New and stories from Trend Diabetes, including updates on our events and details about new resources.

Injection Technique Matters campaign relaunched

Eight educational videos launched by Injection Technique Matters (ITM) have been promoted during the coronavirus...
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Register for virtual clinic webinar

Trend Diabetes Co-Chair Debbie Hicks will be delivering two webinars on how to get the...
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Resources to help support nurses amid coronavirus pandemic

Trend Diabetes has pulled together some resources to help you and people with diabetes through...
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Trend releases updated sick-day rules leaflets

The TREND-UK sick-day rules leaflets for type 1 and 2 diabetes have been revised in...
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Heart of the Matter workshops postponed

As the Coronavirus continues to spread, we have taken the decision to postpone the Diabetes:...
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TREND-UK audit reveals 1,800-plus diabetes specialist nurses in England

A call for just two diabetes nursing titles has been made after the results of...
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More than 500 nurses attend 2019 TREND-UK National Conferences

Type 2 diabetes remission was the talking point of the TREND-UK National Conferences held this...
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Teenager focused TREND-UK stand transforms transitional care

A diabetes specialist nurse (DSN) has helped transform the way teenagers access crucial TREND-UK educational...
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TREND-UK’s co-chairs attend Downing Street diabetes reception

TREND-UK was invited along to diabetes reception at Downing Street hosted by Theresa May. Along...
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Feedback from TREND-UK Bursary beneficiary

A report from one of the TREND-UK Bursary beneficiaries… Diabetes UK APC, March 6/7th2019 feedback report...
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Tickets available for TREND UK conference

Tickets are now available to reserve for this year’s TREND-UK’s National Annual Conference. As always...
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DVLA approves CGM devices for driving with diabetes

Flash and continuous glucose monitoring devices can now be used to take glucose readings by...
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Language Matters evaluation survey launched

Healthcare professionals who care for people with diabetes are being asked to take a survey...
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TREND-UK announces National Conference dates

The dates have been released for this year’s TREND-UK’s National Annual Conference. As always the...
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Diabetes injection technique initiative launched

Nursing experts responsible for developing the original diabetes injection recommendations have reforned with a remit...
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TREND-UK triumphs at QiC Diabetes Awards 2018

TREND-UK won the Judges’ Special Award at the 2018 Quality in Care (QiC) Awards. Our three...
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Record attendance for national TREND-UK conference

More than 500 nurses attended TREND-UK’s recent National Annual Conferences where diabetes in older people and...
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Diabetes injection technique initiative launched

A team of nursing experts responsible for developing the original diabetes injection recommendations has formed...
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NHS England launches type 1 diabetes resource

A new online information resource for people with type 1 diabetes has been launched by NHS...
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TREND-UK work with NHS England on language and diabetes guidance

A guide advising healthcare professionals on the best language to use when communicating with people...
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INVITATION: Study day on Complex Diabetes, Birmingham 29/6/18

TREND-UK members are invited to a study day entitled ‘Complex Diabetes’ including autonomic neuropathy and...
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Diabetes end of life care recommendations updated

TREND-UK has contributed to an updated set of clinical recommendations designed to improve the care of...
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Sir Steve Redgrave backs TREND-UK leaflets

Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave has helped to promote two of our new leaflets on...
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BREAKING NEWS: TREND-UK announce conference dates

The forthcoming dates for TREND-UK’s National Annual Conference have been announced. Once again, the event...
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Happy New Year

We would like to wish all of our members a Happy New Year and all...
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APPG meeting discusses diabetes nursing qualification

The topic of recruitment and retention of diabetes specialist nurses (DSNs) was discussed at the recent...
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Come and see us at Diabetes Professional Care conference 2017

Dear TREND-UK Members, We’re delighted to have welcomed many of you to this year’s TREND-UK...
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Hundreds attend TREND-UK national conferences

Almost 400 nurses from across the country received the “latest digest” in diabetes knowledge, research...
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Enteral feeding and diabetes document released

A leading diabetes specialist nurse organisation has published management guidance on diabetes and enteral feeding....
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Medication and kidney failure guidance released

Prescribing guidance for type 2 diabetes and renal impairments has been published by a leading diabetes...
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