3.75 million people in the UK have diabetes. 7 million people are at high risk of getting it. Two thirds of diabetes patients die prematurely from stroke or heart disease. The life expectancy of a person with diabetes is five to ten years shorter than other peoples.
Come along to WomenCentre Halifax, to our Diabetes Awareness Week.
Find out more about the different types of diabetes, signs and symptoms, who is at risk, what tests are available, pre-diabetes and how to manage the condition well.
Information will also be available about national and local support groups.