Category: Diabetes

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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16 August 2016 – Local Men Receive Medals for Living with Diabetes

Posted on 08/16/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Two Craven residents have been awarded medals in recognition for living for 50 and 60 years with Type 1 diabetes. Eric Jaquin and Stuart Thornton were presented with the Diabetes UK medals at a special ceremony at Airedale Hospital’s Diabetes Centre. Type 1 diabetes develops when the pancreas doesn’t produce any insulin. Patients with Type […]

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9 May 2016 – Clinicians host a fun day out for children with diabetes

Posted on 05/15/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

A fun day is being planned by a team from Airedale Hospital to give young people with diabetes and their parents the chance to get extra support through networking with other families. The team of paediatric consultants, specialist paediatric diabetes nurses and a specialist diabetes paediatric dietitian have planned an outing to the outdoor centre […]

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9th May 2016 – Clinicians host a fun day out for children with diabetes

Posted on 05/10/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Clinicians host a fun day out for children with diabetes A fun day is being planned by a team from Airedale Hospital to give young people with diabetes and their parents the chance to get extra support through networking with other families. The team of paediatric consultants, specialist paediatric diabetes nurses and a specialist diabetes […]

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27th August 2015 – Extra help coping with diabetes for people with diabetes

Posted on 08/27/15 by AireAdmin No Comments

A new course to help patients diagnosed with diabetes cope with their condition has just been rolled out to Craven. The X-PERT Diabetes Programme has already been running successfully in Airedale and Wharfedale for patients with Type 2 diabetes, either newly diagnosed or who have had the condition for a long time. They can be […]

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14th July 2015 – Help to understand diabetes and sport

Posted on 07/14/15 by AireAdmin

People with diabetes can find out how to manage their condition and take part in sport at a special event hosted by the diabetes team from Airedale Hospital. Organised by consultant diabetologist, Dr Andy Pettit, the event features dietitian Francesca Annan from Alder Hey Hospital, an expert on sport and diabetes. It takes place at […]

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18 December 2012 – Local woman presented with National Diabetes award

Posted on 12/18/12 by AireAdmin

A lady given four days to live when she was diagnosed with diabetes 50 years ago has received a national award in recognition of her achievement. Ann Clegg, of Ilkley, reached her milestone this year and was presented with the Alan Nabarro Medal at Airedale Hospital on behalf of Diabetes UK. Over the past three […]

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