News - Diabetes Wales

Do share your story with us - please contact our Media and Communications Officer, Ffion Haf Lewis by emailing ffion.lewis@diabetes.org.uk or calling 029 2035 3976.

24 May 2018

As part of Diabetes Week 2018 we’re holding a special Know Your Risk event at the

The free event is at Ty Hywel in Cardiff Bay on Wednesday, 13 June from 12.30pm to 2pm.

18 May 2018

A diabetes specialist from Newport ran the London Marathon to raise crucial funds and awareness for us.

Podiatrist Helen Newton, 39, was inspired to run the route after seeing first-hand how devastating the condition can be.

She is already a seasoned runner who tackled the Pontypool 10k, the Cardiff 10k and the Cardiff half marathon in 2017, but the London Marathon was her biggest challenge so far.

She completed the 26.2 mile route in six hours and 25 minutes.

18 April 2018

A Cardiff councillor has hit new heights with a tandem skydive, in memory of his grandfather.

Councillor Ashley Lister represents the Grangetown area of Cardiff. In February 2018, he took the plunge from 12,000 feet above Swansea Airport.

11 April 2018

Record-breaking rowers, Team Oarstruck, will tell all about their epic Atlantic adventure at a black-tie ball next month.

John, Hugo, Monty and Joel, all 26, completed the 3,000-mile Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in February.

11 April 2018

We're looking for runners with Type 1 diabetes to join our world record attempt at this year’s JCP Swansea Half Marathon.

We want to break the world record for the number of people with Type 1 diabetes to run a half marathon.

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