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Clinicians and researchers are preparing to light Oxford’s Magdalen Tower blue to mark World Diabetes Day – and have invited patients and visitors to then learn more at an open day about the condition at the Churchill Hospital.

The tower at Magdalen College in High Street will follow in the footsteps of other landmarks including Elizabeth Tower (known informally as Big Ben) and Sydney Opera House by turning blue between 4.30pm and 10pm on Monday, November 14, World Diabetes Day.

It is the first time an Oxford building has been lit to mark World Diabetes Day, an official United Nations Day led by the International Diabetes Federation.

Read more (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)