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Exercise Classes with Andy Perkins

For people who have diabetes, the benefits of exercise can’t be overstated. Exercise helps control weight, lower blood pressure, lower harmful LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, raise healthy HDL cholesterol, strengthen muscles and bones, reduce anxiety, and improve your general well-being. The goal…

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Us and Diabetes

When it comes to diabetes, we don’t let it define us, but there is no denying that it does affect several aspects of our lives and the lives of those closest to us.   So, we spoke to Dean, Sally’s husband who has shared some…

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Huge Success for Go Karting Event

http://diabetesguernsey.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/20210418_104726.mp4 Last month's Diabetes Youth Go-Karting event was a huge success! The charity flew over Billy from Alderney for the event, as he is the only child on the island with diabetes. These events are crucial for relationship building…

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Go Karting – DGY Type 1

Let's Race Sunday 18th April 10am - 2pm This event is exclusively for the Diabetes Guernsey Youth community with type 1 diabetes.Some of you may have already received an email inviting you to come along, but if you haven't…

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Keeping Diabetes In Check During Lockdown

Lockdown is tough for everyone right now, but for people with diabetes, it can be a particularly stressful time. Don’t worry though, we’re here to help. We caught up with Diabetes Nurse Specialist Alison Place who shared some tips…

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Diabetes Guernsey Drop-In Morning

Saturday 23rd January 9:00 am – 1:00 pm | EyeCare Opticians, Commercial Arcade We will be holding our first Drop-In morning on Saturday 23rd January, where islanders can pop in and get an initial assessment of your diabetic risk…

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Omnipod Disposal

We are very excited to update you with the latest information from Insulet about their fantastic Omnipod Disposal Programme. Please download the document below explaining the full details on how to safely dispose of your used Omnipods. The scheme…

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Travel with devices

We have had comments and messages about people having issues traveling with devices so we have some useful tips for you: Always carry a doctor’s letter stating that you have Diabetes and what medication/devices you are wearing or carrying.…

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A day in the life

Hi everyone, I’m Steph. I am the chairperson of Diabetes Guernsey, a mum of one and a paediatric speech and language therapist. I was diagnosed with T1D at the age of 8, so will soon be celebrating my 22-year…