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24 June 2019

Two community diabetes nurses from Ceredigion have raised over £11,000 for Diabetes UK Cymru this year!

Anwen Jones and Helen Saunders raised the terrific total through a dinner and auction and a sponsored cycle ride.

Epic cycling challenge

Helen and Anwen are both novice cyclists, but that didn’t stop them cycling an epic 88 miles from Borth to Cardigan on Saturday 8 June.

24 June 2019

The incredible work of the volunteers and fundraisers across the East of England was celebrated with a fantastic lunch and Inspire Awards ceremony in Colchester.

The amazing array of supporters shared their stories, what inspires them to volunteer and fundraise for us and their plans for the future.

20 June 2019

Congratulations to all the wonderful winners of the 2019 Inspire Awards which were held recently as part of the London Volunteer Conference.

Roz Rosenblatt, Head of London Region at Diabetes UK, says: “The Inspire Awards are our way of thanking our hardworking volunteers for their contributions and also help highlight the positive difference their work makes to people who are living with diabetes.”

18 June 2019

A father and daughter from Carnlough will put on a show to raise funds for Diabetes UK Northern Ireland at the McNeill Theatre, Larne on 27th June.

In 2017, Maeve McSparron, 24, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetesa serious, lifelong condition where blood glucose levels in the body are too high because the pancreas can't make a hormone called insulin.

18 June 2019

A new fundraising campaign launched today by our partners at Tesco will support the life-changing work of Diabetes UK, Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation. 


A new fundraising campaign launched today by Tesco will support the life-changing work of Diabetes UK, Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation. 

17 June 2019

Pil Primary school in Pyle has won a Good Diabetes Care in School Award for providing great care to pupils with Type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes UK believes that every child and young person with Type 1 diabetes deserves the same opportunities as their friends, and parents should be confident that they are looked after properly in school.

10 June 2019

The Captain and President of Cushendall Golf Club will be joining forces to raise funds for Diabetes UK Northern Ireland. Joe O’Neill and his father, Joe O’Neill Snr have chosen to support the local diabetes charity through their annual golf days.

Joe explained, "When I was diagnosed I didn’t understand Type 1 diabetes; I thought it was all my fault. For so long, indeed too long, I thought I had done something wrong to deserve this.

10 June 2019

Diabetes Week is taking place from 10 to 16 June 2019 and aims to increase the public’s understanding of diabetes. 

This year, we are asking people to share five facts to help people see diabetes differently.

10 June 2019

On Sunday 16 June cyclists will be taking on the ChallengeHer Cycling Sportive in aid of local charity Diabetes UK Northern Ireland.

Event organizer, Mary McConville, said: ‘The ChallengeHer Cycling Sportive keeps on growing every year and we are really excited to be welcoming cyclists from all over Northern Ireland to take part in this great

09 June 2019

Scientists have shown that a new treatment can slow down the immune attack that causes Type 1 diabetes, delaying the point at which someone is diagnosed with the condition. 

The findings are the first to show that a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes can be delayed in some people for a median (a way of calculating the average) of two years.

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