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Diabetes UK Cymru is marking Diabetes Week by organising for every Welsh pharmacy to offer free Type 2 diabetes risk assessments. We have organised the campaign, which will run for a fortnight starting Monday 13 June, with Community Pharmacy Wales and the seven Health Boards. It is being supported by BMA Cymru, Public Health Wales…

Tweet Share Today Diabetes UK Cymru is launching a campaign to highlight the symptoms of diabetes to people across Wales. We have organised the campaign as 66,000 people here in Wales – around one in 50 – are now thought to be living with undiagnosed diabetes. To launch the campaign we have sent bilingual posters…

Tweet Share Today Diabetes UK Cymru is launching a new campaign to improve people’s understanding of diabetes. Called Know Your Facts, we are launching the campaign by sending 50,000 postcards – one for every person with undiagnosed diabetes in Wales – to every doctor’s surgery and pharmacy here. Facts on the postcard include that there…

Tweet Share To celebrate World Diabetes Day 2010, we wanted to do something special in Wales. Last year, we held a successful event at the Welsh Assembly encouraging Welsh Assembly Members to show their support for the day and to meet some of our volunteers living with diabetes. This year, with 7,000 more people diagnosed…

Tweet Share On the cold but sunny morning of Sunday 17 October 2010, 15,000 people took to the streets of Cardiff to take on the annual Cardiff Half Marathon. Lots ran for charity, others for running clubs, with many runners sporting gloves to fight off the chill. More than 50 runners, including Claire Hillier from…