OCT 00] UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK NEWS
New Centre To Solve Riddle Of Morse's Killer
Colin Dexter will reveal what eventually kills Inspector Morse when he
opens a unique new national centre dedicated to caring for diabetics
at the University of Warwick next month.
Dexter, himself a diabetic, will explain how Inspector Morse dies as a
result of complications relating to diabetes, and how a centre such as
Warwick Diabetes Care will make a real difference to the treatment
options available in the UK.
Diabetes Care, which will be launched on 15 November, will spearhead
improvements in the care and treatment of the country's two million
will deliver a range of courses and degree programmes for health care
professionals. More than 1,000 professionals in diabetes care have
already signed up for courses with the centre.
new centre will also carry out research into diabetes care and will
provide easy access for health care professionals to this new
research, as well as other resources and information that will help
them to continuously improve the standards of care.
than one million people in the UK are diagnosed diabetics - and a
further million suffer from the effects of the illness without
realising that diabetes is at the heart of their illness.
Pierre Lefèvbre, advisor on diabetes to the World Health
establishment of Warwick Diabetes Care is the first time ever we
have had an initiative for improving the care of diabetes patients
with an infrastructure that links GPs and hospital based
Massimo Massi-Benedetti, Chairman of the International Diabetes
Federation's Europe region, added:
Diabetes Care is a unique initiative that will provide a model for
all of Europe."