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Diabetes UK - Gateshead Local Group

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01/10/2016 - 10:56
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Gateshead Group Meetings are held monthly, held on THE FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month (except January, February, July, August) Doors open at7.00pm meetings start at 7.30pm all welcome.

Meetings are Open to all you can come along to socialise get Advice/Support from Healthcare professionals, committee members and each other.

Perhaps one of the most important things is raising awareness and education about Diabetes. A lot of our meetings have guest speakers.Topics are far and wide from specific aspects of Diabetes management delivered by medical experts through to sensible eating delivered by nutritionists.

We have refreshments eg Tea/coffee provided we have raffles and other events to fund raise for diabetes research.

Meetings take place at the QE Hospital Gateshead in Seminar Room 1, Clinical Skills Centre accessible via the Windy Nook entrance go past Quenellies restaurant, turn right at the top of the corridor and then 1st right (sign posted Clinical Skills Centre), First door on the left use stairs to first floor.There is also a lift available for people with mobility difficulties.

DIABETES UK CARELINE to speak to a trained counsellor call 0345 123 2399 Mon to Friday 9am to 7pm.
or email careline@diabetes.org.uk

Contact Person: 
Brian Watson Secretary
0191- 4210936
Email Address: 
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Tyne & Wear
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