2019-07-04

Low carb diet can “reduce medication burden” in type 2 diabetes

Diabetes Digital Media’s (DDM) Chief Medical Officer Dr Campbell Murdoch and Dr David Unwi, who helped develop DDM’s NHS-approved Low Carb Program app, have co-written a research paper published in British Journal of General Practice outlining how a low carb diet can reduce the medication burden in type 2 diabetes. The review, entitled ‘Adapting diabetes medication for low carbohydrate management of type 2 diabetes: a practical guide’, details the benefits of a low carb diet,…

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2019-06-29

Diabetes Digital Media’s Chief Operating Officer scoops Future Stars of Tech prize

Diabetes Digital Media’s (DDM) Chief Operating Officer Charlotte Summers has been named ‘Digital Leader of the Future’ at the Future Stars of Tech awards. The award ceremony took place on 27 June 2019 at The Brewery in London to celebrate the top female career climbers within UK technology leadership. Ms Summers is a behaviour change expert, co-founder of DDM and published author who has presented at conferences all over the world, where she speaks about…

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2019-06-05

Low Carb Program shortlisted at QiC Diabetes Awards

Diabetes.co.uk is pleased to reveal that the Low Carb Program has been shortlisted in the Diabetes Education Category – Adults at the Quality in Care (QIC) Diabetes 2018 Awards. The awards ceremony, which will be hosted on 18 October in Guildford, Surrey, celebrates “good practice in patient care” and aims to “support improved patience experience and outcomes”. The nomination follows a significant period of success for the Low Carb Program, which in June was awarded…

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2019-06-05

Low Carb Program nominated at the UK Business Awards

Diabetes.co.uk’s Low Carb Program has been shortlisted in the Innovation category at this year’s UK Business Awards. The UK Business Awards celebrates business excellence and innovatio, with its Innovation category acknowledging “companies who are adapting and changing to ensure a positive future [displaying] great results”. Arjun Panesar, co-founder and CEO of Diabetes.co.uk, said of the nomination: “It is wonderful that the Low Carb Program is being acknowledged for helping to empower people to optimise their…

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2019-06-05

Diabetes Digital Media victorious at inaugural Diabetes Professional Care Industry Awards

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) has been named Most Influential Diabetes Technology Company of the Year at the inaugural Diabetes Professional Care Industry Awards. The Diabetes Professional Care conference is the UK’s only free CPD-accredited diabetes conference for healthcare professionals. DPC2018, which is taking place at Olympia between 14-15 November, hosted the first-ever Industry Awards, developed in conjunction with The Diabetes Times, to reward distinction shown by companies dedicated to improving diabetes care. DDM Chief Executive…

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2019-06-05

Diabetes Digital Media named ‘Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year’ at NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) has been named ‘Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the Midlands at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards for 2018. Now in its sixth year, the Royal Bank of Scotland Great British Entrepreneur Awards celebrates the hard work and inspiring stories of entrepreneurs in the UK. The regional gala final of the NatWest awards took place on 13 November at a special ceremony in Birmingham. The ‘Service Industries Entrepreneur of…

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2019-04-18

Diabetes Forum surpasses 300,000 members

The Diabetes.co.uk Forum is now reaching almost one in 10 of the UK’s diabetes population after welcoming its 300,000th member this month. The Diabetes Forum, developed by Diabetes Digital Media, provides support to over 7.5% of the 3.8 million people currently living with diabetes in the UK. Available as a web and mobile app, the Diabetes Forum provides peer support – enabling people with diabetes to ask questions, share experiences and find support. In 2017,…

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2019-03-06

Low Carb Program and Diabetes Digital Media CEO now part of NHS Innovation Accelerator fellowship

Diabetes Digital Media’s (DDM) award-winning Low Carb Program and Arjun Panesar, DDM CEO and head of AI, have been announced as part of the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) fellowship. The NIA is an NHS England initiative delivered in partnership with England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs), and hosted at UCLPartners. The NIA is recognised and the go-to place for the NHS to find nationally endorsed solutions for critical challenges and top priorities for NHS…

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2018-12-10

Diabetes Digital Media wins Innovation accolade at UK Business Awards

Diabetes Digital Media (DDM) is delighted to announce it has received the Innovation award at the UK Business Awards 2018 (UKBA). The UKBA celebrates the best of business in Britain and sharing innovation and best practice. Judges praised DDM for its “truly inspirational story” in creating platforms to support people to prevent, reserve or manage type 2 diabetes, and DDM Chief Executive Officer Arjun Panesar was acknowledged for a delivering a “lesson in entrepreneurship and…

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2018-11-01

Diabetes.co.uk co-founder interviewed on BBC Business Live

Diabetes.co.uk co-founder Arjun Panesar told BBC Business Live that one in four people who join Diabetes Digital Media’s (DDM) Low Carb Program put their type 2 diabetes into remission. Mr Panesar, who is Chief Executive Officer of DDM, appeared on BBC Business Live to coincide with the launch of Diabetes Awareness Month. Mr Panesar spoke about the Low Carb Program’s one-year health outcomes which were published earlier this year in the peer-reviewed Journal of Medical…

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2018-10-19

Low Carb Program ‘Highly Commended’ at Quality in Care Diabetes Awards

Diabetes Digital Media’s Low Carb Program has been ‘Highly Commended’ at the eighth annual Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes Awards. QiC Diabetes 2018 recognised initiatives that improve the quality of live for people with diabetes. A QIC award indicates that an initiative has improved patient experience as judged by the NHS, charities, patient organisations and industry. This year’s ceremony was hosted in Guildford, Surrey on Thursday 18 October. The Low Carb Program had been nominated…

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2018-08-06

Low Carb Program one-year health outcomes published in peer-reviewed journal

Diabetes.co.uk is thrilled to reveal that the one-year outcomes of the award-winning Low Carb Program have been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. The published outcomes showed the Low Carb Program, a digital health interventio, improves blood sugar control and weight loss, and reduces medication dependency among people with type 2 diabetes. The study was led by Laura R Saslow, PhD, from the University of Michiga, while Diabetes.co.uk’s Chief Operating Officer Charlotte Summers…

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2018-06-26

Diabetes.co.uk partners with Royal College of General Practitioners to launch first-ever type 2 diabetes e-learning module

Diabetes.co.uk is delighted to announce that in collaboration with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) we have developed the very first type 2 diabetes e-learning module for GPs. The 30-minute module entitled “Type 2 Diabetes – a Low GI approach” is now available to all 55,000 GPs in England. The online course is aimed at GPs, practice nurses, diabetes specialist nurses and other healthcare professionals working in primary care who are interested in improving…

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2018-06-22

Low Carb Program scoops prize at UK Content Awards 2018

We are excited to announce that our Low Carb Program has been awarded the Best Platform / Technology / Tool for Content at the UK Content Awards 2018. The awards ceremony, which was hosted at the Montcalm Marble Arch Hotel in Londo, celebrates the delivery of “high quality, valuable content which attracts, informs and engages”. Our Digital Communications Manager Amar Panesar (pictured, centre) was in attendance to receive the award. Mr Panesar said: “To collect…

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2018-06-19

Low Carb Program receives CE Mark approval

Diabetes.co.uk is excited to announce that our award-winning Low Carb Program has received CE Mark approval, meaning it is now registered with the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). In being awarded CE Mark approval, the Low Carb Program conforms to European Union laws as a registered medical device meeting all of the MHRA’s health and safety regulations. Charlotte Summers, Chief Operating Officer of Diabetes.co.uk, said: “We are delighted to receive CE Mark approval.…

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2018-06-12

Low Carb Program given QISMET green light for NHS use

We are thrilled to reveal that our award-winning Low Carb Program has been given the green light for NHS recommendation following approval by the Quality Institute for Self Management Education and Training (QISMET). QISMET is a leading accreditation body that supports self-management providers to improve the quality of education available for people living with long-term health conditions. Their approval means that healthcare teams can now officially prescribe the Low Carb Program to patients. Charlotte Summers,…

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2016-10-11

Diabetes.co.uk present the future of big data and digital health at Oman Health Expo

Diabetes.co.uk were honoured to be invited to the Oman Health Conference that took place on the 20th-22nd of September 2016. Arjun Panesar presented the future of big data within digital health whilst Charlotte Summers shared the fantastic results of the Low Carb Program. With costs rising in Oman as well as in the UK to treat diabetes and its complications, it was inspiring to meet so many organisations dedicated to bettering healthcare worldwide.

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2016-08-18

Diabetes.co.uk celebrates reaching 200,000 forum members

Diabetes.co.uk is proud to celebrate reaching the 200,000 member milestone on the Forum. A huge thank you to the in-house team, the admins, the moderators, and, of course, each and every member of the community. It would be nothing without each and every one of you. Community support is the future of healthcare. 7 out of 10 forum members report an improvement of their Diabetes in just 6 months – a fantastic result which proves…

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2016-08-17

Hypo Awareness Program reaches 100,000 members

We hit a milestone of 100,000 members of our Hypo Awareness Program. Not only did our members receive a free wristband upon completio, but they also became more aware of the signs and treatment of Hypoglycemia. Fancy taking the program for a spin and becoming a Hypo Ninja? We thought so too- click here to head on over.

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2016-08-15

Low Carb Program welcomes 100,000 members

At Diabetes.co.uk we were very proud to welcome 100,000 users to the Low Carb Program, an innovative course made with the feedback of 20,000 people with Diabetes. Want to see what the fuss is about? Head over to www.diabetes.co.uk/lowcarb

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2016-08-15

#FacesofDiabetes engages with over 3.5 million people over Diabetes Week 2016

Diabetes Week 2016 saw Diabetes.co.uk engage with 3.5 million people across the world. We wanted to dispel the myths that surround Diabetes and raise awareness with your help. Through our members uploading their photos, we wanted to show the world what Diabetes really looks like. Want to see for yourself? Click here to head over to our Facebook album and see for yourself.

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2016-08-09

Diabetes.co.uk shortlisted for Lloyds Bank Positive Social Impact Award 2016

Here at Diabetes.co.uk we are incredibly proud to announce that we have been nominated by Lloyds Bank National Business Awards for Lloyds Bank Positive Social Impact Award 2016. Taking place at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane on Tuesday 15th of November, we will be attending what has been dubbed “the Oscars of great British Business” by former Prime Minister, David Cameron. To be chosen from hundreds of other businesses is a great honour. It recognises…

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2015-11-18

Diabetes.co.uk win at the EHI Awards 2015

At Diabetes.co.uk we received the 2015 EHI Award in the “Best Use of Social Media to Deliver a Health Campaign” category. This was due to our #bloodsugarselfies for World Diabetes Day in 2014 to raise awareness. We received all sort of selfies- from celebrities such as Chaka Chan to Angel, a Lhasa Apso dog. This lead to donations up to £5000, 4.2 million impressions, 45,000 “likes”, 10,000 shares and 4,500 comments. Click here to find…

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