Category: Diabetes

Airedale Hospital has launched a new mouth-watering menu for patients

Posted on 05/25/21 by AireAdmin No Comments

The AGH Solutions catering team at Airedale Hospital have launched a delicious and innovative new range of menus for patients, as part of their ongoing commitment to keep people eating well while they are recovering in hospital.  The menus, which exceed the nutrition standards of the British Dietetic Association, include tasty homemade soups, sandwiches and […]

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Airedale’s first diabetes patients receive medals for 50 years

Posted on 01/28/20 by AireAdmin No Comments

Two patients at Airedale Hospital have been awarded medals to recognise 50 years of living with Type 1 diabetes. Fiona Newhouse, from Skipton was the first patient to be presented with a Diabetes UK medal at a special ceremony at Airedale Hospital’s Diabetes Centre in November 2019. Last week, Alan Troake from Ingrow, was also […]

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New video about type 2 diabetes educational sessions

Posted on 06/04/19 by AireAdmin No Comments

Airedale hospital have been successfully offering special sessions for people with type two diabetes from the South Asian community, and have produced a short video about the course. The video is now available to watch which shows what the courses involve. Find it on the Airedale NHS Foundation Trust YouTube channel here: These additional […]

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New dates for diabetes courses

Posted on 11/12/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

To coincide with World Diabetes Day (Weds 14 Nov) Airedale hospital have announced new dates for their ‘Diabetes Made Easy’ courses, following the popularity of the sessions launched earlier this year. New dates are available from November at venues throughout Keighley, Skipton, Ilkley and surrounding areas, for people with type 2 diabetes. They are also […]

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Understanding diabetes is now easier

Posted on 08/15/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Educational sessions are now being offered across the district to people with type two diabetes by specialists from Airedale hospital. ‘Diabetes made easy’ are new, two-hour sessions for anyone with type two diabetes who would like to understand more about the condition. Patients only need to come along to one session to gain a broad […]

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Diabetes education in the community

Posted on 05/15/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

Diabetes staff from Airedale hospital are piloting a new scheme to provide short educational sessions in the community for patients with type 2 diabetes. Attendees will get a better understanding of their diabetes, and will learn about how controlling diet can help to manage the condition. The sessions are taking place at two locations. The […]

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Local woman receives medal for living with diabetes

Posted on 07/31/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

An 82 year old Foulridge resident has been awarded a medal in recognition of living for 50 years with Type 1 diabetes. Mrs Ellis was presented with a Diabetes UK medal at a special ceremony at Airedale Hospital’s Diabetes Centre. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease which develops when the pancreas doesn’t produce any […]

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