Comic book on diabetes created by Portsmouth doctor wins award

A COMIC book to help youngsters with type 1 diabetes has picked up an award.

Wednesday, 18th October 2017, 4:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:40 am

Type 1:Origins, created by Queen Alexandra Hospital’s diabetes expert Dr Partha Kar and Dr Mayank Patel, of University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, won at the Diabetes Quality in Care awards.

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It came out on top in the Diabetes Collaboration Initiative of the Year – Children, Young People and Emerging Adults category.

A comment by the judges said: ‘Type 1:Origins, is a breath of fresh air. It is easily accessed and easy to use, being cost neutral. It is very creative and innovative.’