The Loxford Practice will be hosting a Diabetes Awareness Event for all members of the public on Wednesday 9 May 2018 between 6:00pm and 7:00pm – all are welcome to attend. See poster below.
The event will be led by our GPs and Pharmacists, who will be there to offer advice about Diabetes and answer any questions you might have about this condition. Visitors can also enjoy FREE refreshments during the event.
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. There are 2 main types of Diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. People most at risk include those over the age of 40, those who are of a South Asian descent, and those who are overweight. Read more about Diabetes on the NHS website.