Latest news, blogs and updates from the children and young people's diabetes team

  • 19 May 2023

    Every young person with type 1 diabetes requires an individual health care plan (IHCP) for school. As a team we have decided to use the nationally approved Individual Health Care Plans (school care plans) produced by Digibete. 

  • 18 May 2023

    Medtronic have now launched their Extended Infusion Sets and Reservoirs for use only with Medtronic pumps (640 and 780G).

  • 27 April 2023

    The DiaMEETes will run in-person at UCLH on Tuesday 30th May from 1pm-4pm for children under the UCLH diabetes team, aged 9-11. It will offer opportunities to meet other young people of a similar age, thinking together about their strengths and resources, and also challenges around diabetes, in fun and creative ways, using games, arts & crafts. 

  • 27 April 2023

    The Lucy Project is a research project supporting young people and their families at University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. It is a drop-in service and provides information, a space to talk, psychological support and treatment, and referral to other services and organisations.

  • 16 March 2023

    We have been informed that Abbott are recalling some FreeStyle Libre® 2 sensors from lot KTP005061 (no other Abbot diabetes products are affected) because of concern that they may provide false high glucose readings.