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A new approach to diabetes

May 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Janet was excited today – she came in a taxi with Roy. Roy lives in the same block of flats but below her and has diabetes as well. They chatted in the taxi, shared [...]

NHS Groundhog day

April 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Is it only me that thinks that NHS Groundhog day has arrived. Another meeting, discussing the same problems, with the same people, a different facilitator, but the same [...]

Reworking the NHS

April 24, 2014 // 1 Comment

I am going to make this simple. The NHS is not set up right and the current change has not improved much. Everything is still commissioned/contracted in silos; the [...]

Outcomes in diabetes

January 21, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s funny when you start a discussion on outcomes in a condition such as diabetes. The usual tripe comes out – HbA1c and then some idiot talks about cost-effectiveness [...]

The cat with diabetes

October 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

I have spent a lot of time with the vet – it is a long story, but I was fascinated in the way they managed a cat with diabetes. Of course diabetes in animals is very [...]