We are Diabetes UK, the leading charity for people living with diabetes in the UK. Our vision is a world where diabetes can do no harm.

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Diabetes UK · [email protected]
October 6, 2021 at 5:25 PM

This is Diabetes: Our exciting new campaign launches today!

Your latest e-newsletter   This is Diabetes: Our brand new campaign As a subscriber to our e-newsletter, we’re really proud to share the news with you first that today …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
September 8, 2021 at 5:24 PM

Type 2 research: Our joint project with the British Heart Foundation

Your latest e-newsletter   Our research into avoiding serious long-term illness in type 2 diabetes Over the last four years, we've teamed up with the British Heart Foun…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
August 11, 2021 at 5:24 PM

Your guide to eating well with diabetes

Your latest e-newsletter   Your guide to eating well with diabetes    Enjoying good food is often described as one of life’s simple pleasures. But when you have diabetes…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
July 14, 2021 at 5:22 PM

New resources: Five simple ways to move more

Your latest e-newsletter   Five simple ways to get moving in your day-to-day life Being active has lots of brilliant benefits for both your physical and mental health. …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 5:42 PM

Remission: How Snita changed her life with food & exercise

Special Diabetes Week E-newsletter   Hi John, My name is Snita and I'm taking over this edition of our e-newsletter to share my #DiabetesStory for Diabetes Week! I'v…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
May 12, 2021 at 5:19 PM

Can tarantula venom unlock new treatments for type 2 diabetes?

Your latest e-newsletter   Does tarantula venom hold the key to new treatments for type 2 diabetes? Find out the answer to this fascinating question and more with a sne…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
April 14, 2021 at 3:52 PM

Tasty recipes, upcoming diabetes events & the latest coronavirus updates

Your latest e-newsletter     Check out our new and improved recipe pages Looking for meal inspiration? Our recipe finder is jam-packed with tasty dishes waiting t…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
March 10, 2021 at 6:19 PM

What the changes to the shielding list mean for you

Your latest e-newsletter     What the changes to the shielding list mean for you Last month, the government announced 1.7 million extra people in England would be asked to shield – including more people living with diabetes. Our H…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
February 10, 2021 at 6:37 PM

Coronavirus vaccines and diabetes: What we know

Your latest e-newsletter   The coronavirus vaccines and diabetes   There’s been a lot in the news recently about the coronavirus vaccines. When you’re offered the vaccine, we strongly encourage you to get it. We’ve taken a look at what…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
January 14, 2021 at 1:49 PM

Important updates on shielding and Brexit, plus advice to help you stay well at home

Your latest e-newsletter People with diabetes at highest risk from coronavirus must be protected With the number of coronavirus cases in the UK continuing to rise so rapidly, together with JDRF we’ve written to the four Chief Medical Officers of the UK to urgently…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
December 9, 2020 at 5:34 PM

Top tips for managing your diabetes over Christmas & a look at 2020's highlights

Your latest e-newsletter Together, we've changed lives this year As we near the end of a tough year, we’ve been looking back over some of the highs and the lows 2020 has brought. To spread a little festive cheer, we’ve created a video celebrating some of the positi…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
November 11, 2020 at 6:34 PM

Join us for the live premiere of ‘Diabetes Matters’ on World Diabetes Day

Your latest e-newsletter   Be part of something big this World Diabetes Day This year has been tough for all of us. That’s why, for World Diabetes Day this Saturday, we’re asking our community to show the big difference we can make …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
October 15, 2020 at 6:23 AM

Help us demand more funding for diabetes tech

Your latest e-newsletter   We're demanding more funding for diabetes tech Last week, we launched our new ‘Cheque for Tech’ campaign, which calls on the government to increase funding in diabetes technologies. As the pandemic continu…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
September 9, 2020 at 4:23 PM

The flu jab: Why is it so important?

Your latest e-newsletter   Get your free flu jab to help you stay healthy   With flu season just around the corner, it’s vitally important that everyone living with diabetes gets their flu jab as soon as possible. If you’re living with…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
August 12, 2020 at 4:39 PM

Eight tips for travelling with diabetes during a pandemic

Your latest e-newsletter   Eight tips for travelling with diabetes - during a pandemic Lots of you have asked us about travelling during the pandemic, the extra risks involved if you have diabetes and what the current guidelines are. …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
July 24, 2020 at 6:19 AM

Where you can find support as lockdown restrictions ease

Your latest e-newsletter   We're here for you As lockdown restrictions continue to ease, you might be feeling anxious about what this means for you. It’s completely fine to feel this way, and to do things at your own pace, when you fe…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
July 10, 2020 at 10:51 AM

John, no one should have to choose between their health and their job

Your latest e-newsletter   No one should have to choose between their health and their job   Over 12,000 of you signed our open letter urgently calling for better protection for people with diabetes at work – thank you so much. We’ve …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 4:19 PM

Tell us about your access to food + listen to our new podcast

Your latest e-newsletter   Will you tell us about your access to food during the pandemic? Since the beginning of lockdown, lots of you have told us that you've been finding it difficult to buy the food you need to stay healthy and ma…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
June 11, 2020 at 11:47 AM

This Diabetes Week, let's paint #TheBigPicture of diabetes

Your latest e-newsletter   Let’s paint #TheBigPicture of life with diabetes This Diabetes Week – at a time when life is more challenging than ever before – we're on a mission to paint #TheBigPicture of life with diabetes. The triumphs…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
June 1, 2020 at 10:17 AM

Our message is clear: People with diabetes must be protected

Your latest e-newsletter   What we're doing to protect people with diabetes Over the past few months thousands of you have shared the challenges you’ve been facing during the pandemic – we’ve heard from many people who are finding it …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
May 15, 2020 at 4:00 PM

New statistic on coronavirus and diabetes: What are they telling us?

Your latest e-newsletter New statistic on coronavirus and diabetes: What are they telling us? We know many of you will have seen reports of a new statistic from the NHS in England about the numbers of people who have sadly died from coronavirus who were also living…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
April 29, 2020 at 4:15 PM

Snita's story: How she's staying positive in lockdown after recovering from coronavirus

Your latest e-newsletter   "One of the benefits of being at home is that it’s given me the opportunity to experiment more with food." After living with type 2 diabetes for almost a decade, Snita set herself a goal to change her lifest…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
April 15, 2020 at 3:30 PM

Coronavirus: What we're doing and how you can help

Your latest e-newsletter   What we're doing to make your coronavirus concerns heard As the coronavirus outbreak continues to impact all of our lives, there’s a lot of confusion about what the current advice means for you. The situatio…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
March 30, 2020 at 5:04 PM

Get our tips for staying well at home

Your latest e-newsletter   Dear John, We hope you’re keeping safe and well. You’ll be receiving our e-newsletter a bit more often than usual over the next few weeks, as we want to make sure we’re keeping you up-to-date with the latest cor…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
March 20, 2020 at 5:01 PM

Coronavirus update: We're here for you

Dear John, I know we are all facing uncertain and very worrying times, so I wanted to personally write to reassure you that everyone at Diabetes UK is working hard to make sure we can support everyone who needs us. We’re here for you – an…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
March 11, 2020 at 5:17 PM

Helpful information about the coronavirus & diabetes, plus a look at 80 years of research

Enewsletter March 2020    Information about the coronavirus and diabetes   A number of you have been in touch for more information and guidance on the prevention and management of COVID-19 and diabetes. Please take a moment …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
February 26, 2020 at 5:24 PM

Last chance to have your say on diabetes tech

What's your experience of diabetes tech? Hi John, A few weeks ago we launched a survey to better understand people's experiences of diabetes tech. And thanks to thousands of you, we've already received a great response. The time is running out and we want to hear from as…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
February 12, 2020 at 7:13 AM

Enjoy a night out with our go-to restaurant guide

Enewsletter February 2020   Enjoy date night with our guide to dining out    Whether you have a romantic date planned this Valentine's Day or you're going out with friends, we've got a go-to dining out with diabetes guide pa…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
January 30, 2020 at 5:21 PM

Have your say on diabetes tech

What's your experience of diabetes tech? Hi John, We know that diabetes technology can greatly improve people's health and quality of life. But too many people still don't have access to the tech they need. While in some areas just 5% of people with type 1 diabetes can a…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
January 15, 2020 at 7:11 AM

Top tips for a healthy 2020

Enewsletter January 2020   Stay on track with your New Year’s resolutions     Sign up to our online Learning Zone today for free, expert advice, all tailored to you and available whenever, wherever you need it - from simple …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
December 11, 2019 at 7:11 AM

John, here's a festive gift just for you

Enewsletter December 2019    How you helped make 2019 a standout year   As 2019 comes to a close, we're looking forward to what’s ahead. We’ve come so far together already and we couldn’t have done any of it without you. But…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
November 28, 2019 at 4:59 PM

Let's make diabetes an election priority

Tell your candidates why diabetes matters Hi John, There's not long to go until the general election. In just over two weeks, you'll be voting in your area to choose your next MP. And we need to make sure diabetes is on the agenda. It'll only take a minute to contact you…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
November 19, 2019 at 1:18 PM

You can help make diabetes an election priority

Basic care is missing Hi John, Earlier this year you joined a #TeamDUK Challenge. With an election looming, can you take on another and help us put diabetes on the political agenda? In a few weeks you’ll be heading to the polls to choose your new MP for . With 4.7 millio…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
November 14, 2019 at 8:09 AM

John, it's World Diabetes Day! Hear about our ambitious new plans

Enewsletter November 2019 John, join us this World Diabetes Day   Today, millions of people around the globe will come together to raise awareness of diabetes, share stories and successes, and look to a future where there’s more hope than ever before. And this Wo…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
October 9, 2019 at 8:37 AM

We've got exciting news about Learning Zone and our latest research

E-newsletter October 2019  Are you a parent or carer of someone with diabetes?    We’ve got exciting news – you can now sign-up to our free, online Learning Zone as a parent or carer. That means you’ll get tailored information and advice about supporting someone l…
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
September 25, 2019 at 6:12 PM

Help choose the next campaign

 What matters to you?   Hi John, Across the country, we campaign to fight diabetes. And, when we campaign as a community, we can achieve amazing things. From fighting for better care for people living with all types of diabetes, to access to tech and preventing the …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
September 11, 2019 at 8:07 AM

Brexit: Everything you need to know about medicine supplies

E-newsletter September 2019 How will Brexit affect my medication supply?   With ongoing political uncertainty in Westminster, many of you will want to know the latest on what impact a possible no-deal Brexit could have on your access to insulin and other diabetes …
Diabetes UK · [email protected]
July 24, 2019 at 4:25 PM

Welcome to Diabetes UK

Thanks for signing up to our e-newsletter   Hi John, Thank you for signing up to receive our e-newsletter. Every day, we fight to help people living with and affected by diabetes across the UK. And by signing up to our monthly e-newsletter, you’ll be able to…