High Risk of Diabetes

Each year in the UK, 5% to 10% of people diagnosed with pre-diabetes go on to develop type 2 diabetes. People with pre-diabetes will often have no symptoms, but have an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. What is Pre-diabetes? Pre-diabetes is also called Impaired Glucose Tolerance. Like diabetes, pre-diabetes is a condition where [...]

New Move Away from Pre-Diabetes Programme

People with pre-diabetes will often have no symptoms, but have an increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Patients belonging to Feltham and Great West Road Localities can access a special service and reduce the risk of developing diabetes. What is Pre-diabetes? Pre-diabetes is also called Impaired Glucose Tolerance. Like diabetes, pre-diabetes is a condition [...]

People with diabetes are being fined up to £100 for claiming free prescriptions without a medical exemption certificate.

People with diabetes are being fined up to £100 for claiming free prescriptions without a medical exemption certificate. We need your help to stop this.    Everyone in England who uses insulin or takes medication to manage their diabetes is able to claim free prescriptions but they must have a valid medical exemption certificate to [...]