With over 526,290 members, is one of the world’s largest resources for people with diabetes, their friends, family and carers. Our mission is to use digital media to shape the future of healthcare. Whether that’s through our education programs or interactions on the forum, we want to improve health outcomes in every aspect of diabetes care.

Building upon the foundations of togetherness and collaboration, on March 1, 2016, the Advisory Panel was appointed to ensure is guided by leaders in their respective fields to aid in accomplishing our mission.

Advisory Panel

The Advisory Panel seeks to help bridge the gap between people with diabetes and the clinical community. Click on an image to read more.

Dr David Cavan

Digital health education advisor

Professor Roger Gadsby MBE

Bridging the gap between real world experience and clinical trials (RCTs)

Dr David Unwin

Working with patients to improve health outcomes without using medication

Dr Ketan Dhatariya

Reducing inpatient spend through digital interventions, awareness and education

Dr Tabitha Randell

Creating engaging digital solutions for children and young people with diabetes

Dr Partha Kar

Exploring efficacies of digital pathways and education solutions and promoting models of care

Dr Simon Eaton

Utilising digital solutions to ensure individualized and compassionate care

Dr Chris Gillespie

Providing and improving emotional support and wellbeing within the digital community

Dr Charles Fox

Exploring digital solutions to engage and affect health outcomes of older people

June James

Widening the benefits of digital capabilities within the nursing community Team

Meet the clever bunch who make everything possible. Read more about the team below, who are all based in the University of Warwick Science Park. If you'd like to chat to any of the Team, you can find us on the Diabetes Forum.

Ben Astell

Engagement Manager

Dom Otero

Head of Engineering

Sukhvinder Ghataore

Senior Software Engineer

Kieran Grosvenor

Senior Software Engineer

Ashlee Baker

Social Media Specialist

James Carty

Design Engineer

Giverny Ison

Head of User Experience

Mike Watts

Engagement Manager

Camille Bienvenu

Research Editor

Jack Woodfield

News Editor

Benedict Jephcote

Education Editor

Charlotte Summers


Arjun Panesar



Meet the contributors who have contributed to the information available on

Sue Marshall

Product expert

Dr Jen Nash

Psychology expert

Justin Lord

Nutrition expert