Diabetes

Tendring Diabetes Group

1st Thursday of each month from 10:30-12:30. Join us for a wide range of speakers and light refreshments.

Location: Imperial House, 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton, CO15 1NZ

North East Essex Diabetes

North East Essex Diabetes Service offers Type 1 and Type 2 education courses such as DAFNE and DESMOND in a variety of community settings and times. Courses can be taken when you are diagnosed, or at any time through your diabetes journey.

Website: www.diabetesneeds.co.uk

NEEDS - North East Essex Diabetes Service

The purpose of the group is to provide a single place for people living with diabetes to meet and learn more about the condition. At the meetings, members hear updates about NEEDS, share new ideas and listen to interesting speakers on diabetes.

Facebook: @NEEDiabetesService

Twitter: @DiabetesNEEDS

Website: www.diabetesneeds.co.uk

What to do if you are ill: Type 2 Diabetes

NEEDS Young People

In North East Essex there are around 450 people living with diabetes under the age of 30 and the majority of these young people have their care provided by the North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS).

Website: https://diabetesneeds.co.uk/young-people

Diabetes Prevention

Find out if you’re one of over 5 million people in the UK who are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, and programmes available to support you.

Website: www.preventing-diabetes.co.uk

Diabetes UK

Our wide range of products and services are designed to help you manage your diabetes, whatever support you need.

Telephone: 0345 123 2399

Website: www.diabetes.org.uk

Sound Doctor for Diabetes

A new web based library of 300 film and audio patient information videos, designed to help people understand more about some long term conditions.

Website:www.livewellcampaign.co.uk

LEAP Exercise Referral Scheme

The Life Enhancing Activity Programme – LEAP – is a scheme for Health Professionals to refer patients to Leisure World Colchester for an activity programme designed specifically for people with health issues.

Patients are also able to self-refer to the scheme for certain conditions.

Website: https://colchesterleisureworld.co.uk

Ketones

For more information about why we test for Ketones please read the below leaflet.

Why we test for Ketones leaflet

Ketones Level Card