NHS urges people to lower their risk of Type 2 diabetes

23 May 2022

This week (23 – 29 May) is Diabetes Prevention Week and is a joint campaign from NHS England and Diabetes UK. The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are encouraging people across the county to know their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and act now. What is diabetes? Every two minutes someone finds out…

Updated guidelines for diabetes patients on glucose monitoring

27 April 2022

On Thursday 31 March 2022, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) updated the recommendations in their diabetes guidance in relation to glucose monitoring. This applies to patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group are aware of this updated guidance and patients should be…

Shropshire residents turn out in force for successful Type 2 diabetes event

7 September 2021

Fifty Shropshire residents have attended an event to help people reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The webinar, organised and delivered by regional healthcare provider Living Well Taking Control on Thursday 2 September, took attendees through the lifestyle choices which can increase a person’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and crucially gave…

Call for Government action from Diabetes UK

22 July 2021

A new campaign launched by Diabetes UK is calling on the Government to understand just how serious diabetes is. One in 14 people in the UK are now living with diabetes, and the number of people diagnosed with the condition has doubled in the last 15 years. As highlighted by the charity, the pandemic has…

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