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.
84-year-old Colin Bedford (pictured) will cycle five miles a day for five days. Each time he will complete the challenge on a different one of his own historic bikes, while wearing costumes matching the bike’s era.
A March vintage cycling enthusiast is embarking on a sponsored bike ride with a difference for Diabetes UK in September.
People will learn how to maintain a healthy diet, become more confident in managing their diabetes day-to-day and find out what services are available locally. There will also be an opportunity to ask diabetes experts questions and get practical up-to-date information.
Diabetes UK and NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are hosting a free event for people living with Type 2 diabetes in Ipswich on Monday 15 July.
The amazing array of supporters shared their stories, what inspires them to volunteer and fundraise for us and their plans for the future. The Witham based team, along with Midlands and East Regional Head Peter Shorrick, were delighted to meet the winners and nominees and thank them for all their amazing work:
The incredible work of the volunteers and fundraisers across the East of England was celebrated with a fantastic lunch and Inspire Awards ceremony in Colchester.
Megan and Mary Elkin will be hosting the ball in May this year in Norwich. Their inspiration is their cousin Tommy Green (pictured), who was 21 when he died in his sleep from Type 1 diabetes complications in 2017. He was studying quantity surveying at Nottingham Trent University.
Two sisters from Happisburgh are planning an enchanted garden masquerade ball to raise money for Diabetes UK and celebrate the life of their much-loved cousin.