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Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes.

We provide information, help and peer support, so people with diabetes can manage their condition effectively. We are one of the largest funders of diabetes research in the UK.


Press releases

Woking woman tip featured in new book of tips on living with diabetes

Woking woman tip featured in new book of tips on living with diabetes A Woking woman whose six year old child has diabetes is backing the... read more

Press Release • 16.02.2016 • By Diabetes UK

Berkshire reverend tip featured in new book of tips on living with diabetes

Berkshire reverend tip featured in new book of tips on living with diabetes A Caversham curate who has Type 2 diabetes is backing the launch of... read more

Press Release • 16.02.2016 • By Diabetes UK

​Hampshire reverend fronts campaign for book of tips on living with...

Hampshire reverend fronts campaign for book of tips on living with diabetes A Basingstoke reverend who has Type 2 diabetes is one of the faces... read more

Press Release • 16.02.2016 • By Diabetes UK

​Sussex school boy fronts campaign for book of tips on living with diabetes

Sussex school boy fronts campaign for book of tips on living with diabetes A Bexhill boy who has Type 1 diabetes is one of the faces for the... read more

Press Release • 16.02.2016 • By Diabetes UK

​Woman from Isle of Wight swims equivalent of English Channel for...

A sports shop sales assistant from Sandown is swimming 22 miles – the equivalent of swimming the English Channel – to raise funds for Diabetes UK.... read more

Press Release • 03.02.2016 • By Diabetes UK

Great granddad from Kent swims 22 miles for Diabetes UK

A great granddad from Ashford is swimming 22 miles – the equivalent of swimming the English Channel – to raise funds for Diabetes UK. The Swim22... read more

Press Release • 03.02.2016 • By Diabetes UK

Basingstoke and Deane is the UK's least likely area to swim

People in Basingstoke and Deane sank right to the bottom of an England league table of regular swimmers published by Diabetes UK. The results,... read more

Press Release • 29.01.2016 • By Diabetes UK

Help promote a healthy lifestyle in High Wycombe

Diabetes UK is asking people in High Wycombe to become volunteers to help spread the word about early diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes and the... read more

Press Release • 28.01.2016 • By Diabetes UK

Volunteers needed to beat diabetes in Banbury

Diabetes UK is asking people in Banbury to become volunteers to help raise awareness of the seriousness of diabetes by joining a local diabetes... read more

Press Release • 21.01.2016 • By Diabetes UK

Hampshire man completes a 12-hour spinathon in aid Diabetes UK.

Henry Ascoli (24) from LIPHOOK, Hampshire completed a 12-hour spinathon on Sunday 18 because his girlfriend has Type 1 diabetes. He tackled a... read more

Press Release • 20.01.2016 • By Diabetes UK

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