News - Diabetes UK Northern & Yorkshire

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23 November 2017

Ron Crawford, from Dudley near Cramlington was presented with the John Macleod medal at an event at North Tyneside General Hospital.

The great grandfather who lives in the Northumberland village with wife Ruby, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in August 1947 when he was 11 years old.

14 November 2017

Diabetes UK has welcomed a commitment from Harrogate health chiefs, the first of its kind in Yorkshire and the North East, to increase the number of people

Diabetes education courses help people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes to understand their condition, make informed lifestyle choices and feel more in control of their diabetes.

21 July 2017

Earsdon community’s Coast-to-Coast bike ride in memory of Bill raises over £4,000

A group of 17 people from North Tyneside have taken on the Coast-to-Coast cycle ride to raise funds for Diabetes UK in memory of local pub landlord and ‘pied-piper of pubs’ Bill Kerridge.

15 May 2017

Two men from the North-East have been recognised by national charity Di

19 April 2017

Chrissie Holmes, 62, from Starbeck has been awarded the Alan Nabarro medal by Diabetes UK for living with diabetes for 50 years.

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