Staffordshire news and blogs Friday 22 June 2018
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Warwick gets share of £2.6 million research funding from Diabetes UK 

27 Apr 18

Diabetes UK has committed to invest £2.6 million in 19 brand new projects including one at the University’s School of life Sciences.

Patients in Dudley benefit from Diabetes Prevention Programme 

20 Apr 18

Stephen is one of 535 residents in the region to benefit from the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme; a free personalised tailored service for people at risk of type 2 diabetes.

Lichfield mum half way through marathon challenge for diabetes charity 

23 Mar 18

A Lichfield mum is half way to completing a charity challenge to run ten marathons in a year.

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Research Suggests Diabetes is Five Separate Diseases 

3 Mar 18

Scientists say diabetes is five separate diseases, and treatment could be tailored to each form.

Doing THIS simple thing could lower type 2 diabetes risk 

19 Dec 17

A study found that socially isolated individuals were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes more often than individuals with larger social networks…

Taking control of Diabetes Community Event 

11 Dec 17

Join us for an event on Diabetes and support for long term health conditions.

Taking control of Diabetes Community Event 

11 Dec 17

To help raise awareness of diabetes and the support on offer in the community, local NHS and public health organisations are hosting a public event.

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Emma urges people to mark World Diabetes Day and by helping to raise awareness of the condition 

14 Nov 17

Today (14 Nov) is World Diabetes Day.

NHS to give out fitbit-style gadgets in bid to cut diabetes 

14 Nov 17

More than 5,000 people are to test apps, gadgets and wristbands…

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Charity calls for more psychological support for people with diabetes 

14 Nov 17

The Diabetes UK study found 64% of those questioned said they often or sometimes feel down because of their diabetes…

Retired nurse is one of 7,000 people living in the West Midlands feeling the benefits of the new NHS diabetes prevention programme 

13 Nov 17

Mrs Baldev Ahluwalia, who lives in Sandwell, is just one of 7,485* people at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in the West Midlands.

Burntwood mum taking on ten marathons in a year to raise money for diabetes research charity 

3 Nov 17

A Burntwood mum is bidding to complete 10 marathons in a year to raise £5,000 to help research into the condition that affects her daughter’s life.

Gavin meets Lewis Sherwood to discuss diabetes provision in schools 

27 Oct 17

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, met with Lewis to discuss the Diabetes UK ‘Make the Grade’ campaign.

Good Luck to Neal 

14 Sep 17

Everyone at Hednesford Town Football Club would like to give their best wishes to fan Neal Smith who will next weekend be undertaking the grueling London to Brighton cycle for Diabetes UK in memory of his Father.

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Walsall South Diabetes figures 

6 Sep 17

I am alarmed that latest figures by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Diabetes show that 9.28% of the population in Walsall South has diabetes.

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Diabetes can be tracked with our Google searches 

26 Jul 17

The emergence of Type 2 Diabetes could be more effectively monitored using our Google searches helping public health officials keep track of the disease and halt its spread – according to research by the University of Warwick.

Diabetes UK honour Lewis family on back of charity golf and ball 

11 Jul 17

A Walsall family has been honoured with a national diabetes fundraising award after a golf day and charity ball took their funds raised over the £50,000 mark.

Diabetic A-Level student ‘sent home for wearing SHORTS on hottest day of year’ 

20 Jun 17

Callum OHara, 18, is currently taking his exams at King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy…

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Rowley, John Thomas 

20 Jun 17

Advertiser 18 Dec 1915 Advertiser 25 Dec 1915 BRIERLEY HILL SOLDIER’S DEATH.

Heartbroken family urge awareness of Type I diabetes after ‘much-loved’ daughter passes away 

19 Jun 17

Melissa Brown died on May 6 – just four days before her 25th birthday…

Solihull family excel fundraising target for children’s diabetes charity 

14 Jun 17

DECEMBER 2016 marked the start of a year-long fundraising campaign for one Hall Green family who set out to raise £5,000 for a children’s diabetes charity.

Diabetes in Coventry Event – Broadgate 

12 Jun 17

Join us at the Diabetes events in Coventry and access free information about diabetes, healthy eating and the benefits of a healthy.

Diabetes in Coventry Event – Foleshill 

11 Jun 17

Join us at the Diabetes event in Coventry and access free information about Diabetes, healthy eating and the benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle.

Events to be held during Diabetes Week 

2 Jun 17

Know Your Risk Roadshow in Coventry and Rugby will raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes…

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3 Tips to Choosing the Best Shoe for Swollen Feet 

12 May 17

Swollen feet or edema should not stop people from enjoying the outdoors.