All welcome at London webinars
We're pleased to say that the popular webinars from the London Team will continue through summer and autumn, featuring events on a range of useful and interesting topics.
First up is ‘Love Your Feet Part 2: Footcare and Diabetes,’ with a panel of specialist podiatrists from the Central Middlesex Hospital led by Dr Wing May Kong. This webinar will take place on Thursday, 17 June, from 5.30 - 6.30pm.
To register in advance for the webinar click here.
This webinar will be recorded so if you can’t attend but would like to watch it simply register - and the recording will be sent to you after the event
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with further information.
On 22 July (5 - 6pm) we will host a webinar for South Asian Heritage Month on ‘How exercise can help people with diabetes,’ with personal trainer Lavinia Mehta, who was awarded an MBE for services to health and fitness during COVID-19, and the DUK Move More Live Well team. South Asian Heritage Month
In August the subject will be Food/Cooking also timed to coincide with South Asian Heritage Month with a provisional date of 12 or 13 August. More details to follow.
On World Diabetes Day - Monday, 20 September, and from 5-6pm - the topic will be ‘Diabetes and Dementia.’ Our speakers will be Jessica Rees, a researcher from UCL, and Daniel Fredriksson, a dementia support worker from the Alzheimer’s Society.
In October - date tbc - Mike Clark, head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Independent Age will facilitate a discussion on health inequality in conjunction with a Diabetes UK researcher during Black History Month.
The upcoming webinars will complement the range of subjects already showcased by the London team. Topics already covered include:
January - ‘Diabetes, the Immune System and Heart’ with Dr Matthew Gage - 88 attendees
February - ‘Mental Health and Diabetes’ with Dr Amrit Sachar - 82 attendees
March - ‘Diabetes During Ramadan’ with Sheikh Mohammed Mahmoud and Dr Tahseen Chowdhury - 61 attendees and 929 views on YouTube
April - ‘Find out more about Diabetes Eye Screening’ with Louis Bolter from NE London Eye Screening programme - 46 attendees
May - ‘How Food Can Help Treat Type 2 Diabetes’ with Professor Kevin Murphy – 92 attendees
Details of London events can be found on the website - https://www.diabetes.org.uk/in_your_area/london/events
Our webinar on Diabetes during Ramadan can be seen on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7Co5Zkl-gs