Principal pharmacist for diabetes at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
As a Diabetes UK clinical champion, Elizabeth Hackett aims to help pharmacists play a bigger role in the healthcare of patients with diabetes.
Identifying patients at risk of diabetesSubscription
With 11.5 million people at risk in the UK, it is essential to recognise the signs and symptoms of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
Type 1 diabetes: pathophysiology and diagnosis Subscription
Type 1 diabetes is caused by the autoimmune destruction of the insulin-producing b-cells of the islets of Langerhans. Genetic and environmental factors are thought to play a part in the onset of the disease, which usually occurs in childhood and young adulthood.
Type 1 diabetes: insulin managementSubscription