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The surgery and telephone lines will be closed from 1pm on Wednesday 30th September for practice training. In case of an emergency please contact the 111 or out of hours service.

We are now booking flu vaccination appointments, please contact the surgery to arrange. see the links for more information

Flu Article    https://www.westleicestershireccg.nhs.uk/your-health-and-services/flu-safe

Diabetes UK Information

Diabetes UK

This information is for people who have recently been told that they have Type 2 diabetes.

There is plenty of evidence to demonstrate that if people are informed about their condition, they are much more likely to manage it effectively and therefore stay in better health.

The most important member of the team looking after your diabetes is you

You will benefit from understanding the condition and doing as much as you can to stay healthy.  By clicking on the links below, you will find some general information about diabetes and how you can manage your condition.  Please do take time to read this information.

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/diabetes-the-basics/what-is-type-2-diabetes

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/resources-s3/2017-08/Simple%20Steps%20to%20Healthy%20Feet.pdf

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/guide-to-diabetes/managing-your-diabetes/15-healthcare-essentials

There is also a comprehensive Type 2 diabetes e-learning package from Diabetes UK and Bupa 

https://www.type2diabetesandme.co.uk/lnt/Login.aspx?ts=636646751740588437

EDEN: Effective Diabetes Education Now!

2-hour group session:An introduction to talking therapies

Sessions have been designed to help people living with Diabetes to look after their mental wellbeing.* The session will signpost the support available: sowing the seeds for individual to evaluate their mental health.

Dates currently held at the Leicester Diabetes Centre (Leicester General Hospital)

Wednesday 12th February 2020 10-12am

Tuesday 25th February 2020 2-4pm

Date currently held at the Castle Medical Group (Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire LE65 2LP)

Tuesday 28th January 2020 2-4pm

To book please call the EDEN team on: 0116 2588917 or email: eden@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

*Not for people living with diabetes and a severe mental illness.

For further information see www.edendiabetes.com



 
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