North West Regional News

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15 November 2017

Diabetes UK bring together healthcare professionals and leading figures within Bolton and Greater Manchester at an event to highlight the impact of their community champion programme.<

The event, which was held on 1 November at the 3D Centre, shared the successes the two year project has had in its first year in Bolton. The Mayor of Bolton, Cllr Roger Hayes and Dr Richard Preece, Executive Lead for Quality with the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership attended the event. .

14 November 2017

Dr Jenny Myers, who is leading ground-breaking research supported by Diabetes UK, to help mothers-to-be with diabetes, welcomed a family from Crewe who have raised over £5

Dr Myers and the team at the University of Manchester and Saint Mary’s Hospital gave the Horne family a tour of the clinic and laboratory where their research is taking place, to illustrate the impact the money they raised will potentially have for mothers-to-be with all types of pre-existing diabetes and their unborn children.

27 July 2017

A fundraiser from Cumbria has won a volunteering award in recognition of her work raising over £7,000 to help people living with diabetes.

Ginette Cuthbertson, 62, was presented with the ‘Fundraising Award’ at the Trout Hotel in Cockermouth, as part of the charity’s regional Inspire Awards.

03 July 2017

A four year-old boy from Lymm who has been raising awareness of Type 1 diabetes at his nursery has won an award in recognition of his hard work.

Freddie Fox, who was diagnosed with the condition at the age of 2, received the ‘Young Person’s Outstanding Contribution Award’ as part of Diabetes UK’s Inspire Awards in recognition of his hard work.

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