February Information Exchange on Type 2 Diabetes in Hackney

SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday 22nd February, 4pm-5pm

February Information Exchange on Type 2 Diabetes

Who is this event for? For people with Type 2 Diabetes and their family/carers.

If you know anyone with Type 2 Diabetes please tell them about this event

Come and join us on the 22nd of Feb to hear more about:

  • What causes type 2 diabetes and what are the risk factors?
  • What are the Type 2 diabetes symptoms?
  • How to prevent type 2 diabetes?
  • Type 2 diabetes treatment
  • Managing type 2 diabetes
  • Advice for newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
  • What support is available in Hackney and how to access the local services?

Key Speakers include:

Lorna Adamson, Improving Care Manager, London Regional Team at Diabetes UK

Vibhuti Mistry – Lead Diabetes and Obesity Dietitian at Homerton University Hospital

We are also awaiting confirmation of a local clinician and commissioner to join us for this event.

For more information or to book your place go to https://hwh-type-2-diabetes-in-hackney.eventbrite.co.uk
or contact Kanariya on 020 3960 7458/ kanariya@healthwatchhackney.co.uk

Diabetes UK are also running events which may interest you

On Tuesday, 25 January, 5-6pm there is a  FREE webinar on pregnancy planning for women living with diabetes. Find out more and register for this event here.

At this meeting Dr Bobby Huda,  a renowned consultant endocrinologist in London with over 15 years of experience, currently works as an NHS consultant at St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals, Barts Health NHS Trust will talk. He leads a multi-disciplinary busy diabetes antenatal clinic and works closely with obstetricians, dieticians and ophthalmologists to optimise pregnancy care for women. He also leads the North-East London Sustainability and Transformation Preconception workstream and works closely with fertility services within the NHS and private sectors, to promote optimal glucose control during and after assisted conception. He represents North-East London on the London Diabetes Clinical Network groups for type 1 diabetes, Inpatient diabetes and Diabetes in Pregnancy and sits within a Expert Reference Group for the National Gestational Diabetes Audit.

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