Category: Diabetes

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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7th August 2012 – What to do if someone has a hypo

Posted on 08/07/12 by AireAdmin

Airedale Hospital will be raising awareness of the dangers of hypoglycaemia this month by taking part in the first ever national Hypo Awareness Week 13 – 19 August. Hypos (hypoglycaemia or low blood glucose) happen when the blood glucose level of people with diabetes drops too low and they can feel shaky and unwell. The National […]

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2nd august 2012 – Help detect people with diabetes

Posted on 08/02/12 by AireAdmin

More than 300 volunteers are needed to help with a research project carried out at Airedale Hospital which will make it easier to catch people living with diabetes early. Adults who don’t have diabetes are being asked to help with a diabetes screening study taking place at the hospital. The aim of the project is […]

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