PsychoSocial Aspects of Diabetes

The aims of PSAD are to stimulate communication between researchers and clinicians in the field, improve the quality of psychosocial research in diabetes, and stimulate dissemination of effective diabetes care.


  • Meet the people working to dismantle diabetes stigma
    DiaTribe interviewed PSAD chair Jane Speight and Treasurer Debbie Cooke
  • PSAD Science Award 2022
    The PSAD Science Award is granted to the first author of the best paper in the area of Psycho-Social aspects of Diabetes. Applications are welcome from all PSAD members who are working towards a doctoral degree (PhD) or have a doctoral degree (PhD) not older than 5 years (pro-rata). Application deadline: 30 August 2022.
  • Advancing research into diabetes-related stigma
    Diabetes UK have opened a call for research applications that aim to better understand stigma experienced by people with diabetes. It also aims to identify strategies to reduce or prevent diabetes-related stigma. Application deadline: 30 Sept 2022.