This is a short blog I wrote for Diabetes UK in May 2016, intended to give some quick advice to those who have been recently diagnosed with T2D
There has been a swell of interest and discussion about Person Centric Care of late, and after years of talk its time seems to have come. What does it mean for people with diabetes and what does it look like in practice for those with Type 2 diabetes?
Recent research about the benefits that making small changes to our everyday behaviours can have on our blood glucose (BG) levels have implications for how we live our everyday lives and may change future Diabetes prevention and management programmes.
The science of gut microbiota is developing fast and has interesting implications for prevention and treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. This blog outlines a session at the Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2016 on this subject.
Towards the end of last year NICE published new guidelines on the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. As part of these, they recommended further restrictions on Self-Testing of Blood Glucose people with Type 2 Diabetes (PWD). This advice is based on the very reasonable argument that the overall effect of self-monitoring is small, but this argument stands in stark contrast to my personal experience, and to the experience of a great many others... it seems that taking a closer look at the science behind the argument is worthwhile.
In January 2016 I spoke to Sky News about my diagnosis with Type 2 Diabetes
December 2015 saw The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence publish new guidelines on the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Although not mandatory, this document will have a profound impact on the way people with type 2 diabetes like myself receive treatment.
This article was first published on the Willis Towers Watson Wire in November 2013.
These powerful tools for exploring data with a geographical element have wide application in the insurance and reinsurance industry, and can be used by mutuals to overcome some of the challenges they face.
This article first appeared on the Willis Towers Watson Wire inSeptember 2013
Each year since 1957, senior management from brokers, insurers and reinsurers around the world have gathered in the Principality of Monaco, considered by many as neutral territory in the commercial clashes of the reinsurance market, as it has no indigenous insurance or reinsurance industry. This year discussions were dominated by one subject: what impact is the influx of new capital into the reinsurance sector having?
This article first appeared in on the Willis Towers Watson Wire in January 2012.
Following the unprecedented series of natural catastrophes that struck in 2011, and before pushing on with 2012, there are three publications that we think every reinsurance practitioner should take a look at.