Twenty-four- thousand people die prematurely each year because their diabetes has not been managed properly according to an influential committee of MPs.
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Better ways of preventing foot problems in dialysis patients with diabetes could reduce the 100 or so associated amputations that take place every week in the UK, according to Diabetes UK-funded research being presented this week at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Lisbon.
Preston Mum Angela Allison, winner of the Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes People’s Award last week (Wednesday 17 November), was inspired to develop a website after her 10-year-old daughter Claudia was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Spurred by the battles she and her husband Donald have faced since Claudia’s diagnosis on May 1 2008, and inspired by friends with diabetes, Angela set up Diabetes Power (diabetespower.org.uk), an online forum for other parents and children living with diabetes to share experiences.