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Raising awareness of diabetes is a key part of our work in the London Region and our Media Officer is dedicated to getting our voice heard across London in local and regional newspapers, radio stations and also on TV.

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30 November 2017

Kay Bone, the Lady Captain of Upminster Golf Club celebrated the end of a year of fundraising for Diabetes UK, with a series of events.

As well as a charity lunch, Kay held a Bridge evening, a quiz, a Ladies Open golf tournament, a Ladies festive lunch and a charity golf day.

13 October 2017

The coach of Crystal Palace Football Club plus the captain - have thrown their weight behind a campaign aimed at curbing diabetes-related amputations.

Dr Ryland Morgans - who has Type 1 diabetes - is Crystal Palace’s Head of Performance and a Diabetes UK supporter. He says: “We’re supporting the Putting Feet First campaign because the number of toe, foot and leg amputations is staggering. The fact the vast majority are preventable makes Diabetes UK’s work all the more important." 

16 August 2017

A London Emergency Services Event for families and friends of service personnel will help raise funds for Diabetes UK.

The ‘It’s a Knockout challenge’ on September 1 will see teams from the London Ambulance Service, the Metropolitan Police Service and the Fire Brigade go head-to-head in relay games using inflatable obstacle courses.

10 August 2017

People are invited to attend a diabetes awareness event we're running in Waltham Forest this month aimed at helping more people in the borough understand the risks of diabetes.

The Mayor of Waltham Forest, Cllr Yemi Osho will attend the event on Wednesday, 16 August - and she has picked Diabetes UK as her charity of the year.

03 August 2017

Football fans will be asked to dig deep to help raise funds for Diabetes UK before enjoying a match at Crystal Palace this Saturday.

The club has given the go-ahead for a bucket collection by the charity before their sold-out friendly against German side FC Schalke 04 at Selhurst Park on Saturday, August 5 (3pm kick-off).

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