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Diabetes UK - Gateshead Local Group

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Gateshead Group Meetings are normally held monthly, held on THE FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month (except January, February, July, August) Doors open normally at 7.00pm meetings start at 7.30pm all welcome.

Meetings are FREE and 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.

The Meetings take place at the QE Hospital Gateshead in Seminar Room 1, Clinical Skills Centre accessible via the Windy Nook entrance: follow signs along corridors to the event,First door on the left use stairs to first floor.There is also a lift available for people with mobility issues.

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

Please click the link below to download the current programme with dates, topics and guest speakers.

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