The Living with Diabetes Workshop is a morning virtual session running from 9.30am to 11.45. It will offer key information to support people to manage their condition well.
Diabetes UK and the West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and community diabetes service are hosting a free online event for people living with diabetes in the west of the county on Thursday 9 September.
They were chosen for the Diabetes UK Good Diabetes Care in School Award 2020 because of the support they provide to students with the condition, the help they offer to manage their diabetes safely, and the care taken to include them in all school activities.
Six schools across the East of England have won an award for providing great care to children and young people with type 1 diabetes.
Team Hoop Freakz (pictured) is made up of nine-year-old Lil Joshua and 12-year-olds Manvir and Zandro. Manvir lives with type 1 diabetes and along with his teammates, is aiming to compete in the Ball Out 3x3 National Tour – the UK’s biggest 3x3 basketball tournament.
Three boys from Thurrock in Essex are taking on a basketball battle to fundraise for Diabetes UK and shine a light on the condition.
Kouros Majidi, 52, is committed to getting as fit as possible after pandemic restrictions saw his exercise regime affected.
A walking-football fan who lives with type 2 diabetes is tackling the One Million Step Challenge for Diabetes UK for the second year in a row. in doing so, he will raise funds for our vital work and improve his own health.
In the region, the area with the highest prevalence was Luton where 8.4 per cent of people were diagnosed with diabetes, followed by Norfolk and Waveney CCG and West Suffolk CCG (both 7.6 per cent). The lowest in the East of England was Herts Valley CCG with 6 per cent while the national average was 7.1 per cent.
New analysis released today by Diabetes UK shows that the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the East of England has increased from 352,356 to 365,424 since last year.
Dr Jason Cheung (pictured), clinical lead for the inpatient diabetes service at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, was chosen for his passion, and commitment to excellence in diabetes care.
A consultant in diabetes and endocrinology from Norfolk has been selected as a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion, to help transform care for people living with diabetes in the East of England.
The schools were chosen for the Diabetes UK ‘Good Diabetes Care in School Award 2020’ because of the support they provide to students with the condition, the help offered to manage their diabetes safely, and the care they take to include them in all school activities.
Five East of England schools have won an award for providing great care to children and young people with type 1 diabetes.
The collaborative initiative between Diabetes UK, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and the Local Pharmaceutical Committee (LPC) will see key information given with prescriptions to people living with diabetes.
A six-week targeted campaign to empower people across the county living with diabetes to take control of their condition is launching this week.