The World Health Organization (WHO) surveyed over 900 people to answer this important questionRead more
“Our language matters”: Improving communication with and about people with diabetes
In the lead up to National Diabetes Week (11-17 July), we look at Diabetes Australia’s revision of an important position statementRead more
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Highlights from the ATTD and a summary of the research presented by the ACBRD
By Jasmine Schipp and Shaira Baptista
A focus on language, stigma and communication at the #ADA2019
Highlights of the ACBRD’s contributions to the American Diabetes Association conference 2019
What does self-compassion have to do with diabetes?
Our latest findings from Diabetes MILES-2, published in Mindfulness, shows self-compassion is associated with a range of important diabetes outcomes
Prof Jane Speight highlighted by ‘The Lancet’ as an “outstanding woman in science, medicine, and health”
Remarkable female leaders from around the world featured in the #LancetWomen collection of profiles
The power of language: what is the evidence for changing the way we talk about diabetes?
The UK ‘Language Matters Working Group’ has reviewed the research on the importance of using positive language in diabetes care
By Eloise Litterbach
Changing the way we talk about complications: why language matters
Chris Aldred, AKA ‘The Grumpy Pumper’ visited the ACBRD to share his insights on the need to talk more often and more constructively about the complications of diabetes.
By Dr Elizabeth Holmes-Truscott
Shining a light on the psychosocial impact of diabetes
In this special issue of Diabetic Medicine (June 2018), nine articles are devoted to the psychological, social and behavioural aspects of diabetes management.
By Dr Amelia Lake
‘The Language of Diabetes: The Good the Bad and the Ugly’ is among Diabetic Medicine’s top 20 most downloaded papers
Prof Jane Speight discusses the role of this impactful editorial in a growing global movement to improve #LanguageMatters in diabetes.