Cycle pair reach Llanelli during epic charity challenge

TWO cyclists taking part in an epic, 64-day, 6,900 kilometre awareness and fundraising cycle ride around the British coast have reached south Wales today, Friday (Aug 21). Robin Young and Hugh Roberts have embarked on The Great Tour to raise vital funds for Diabetes UK and Ambitious about Autism in Continue Reading

Rhybudd i rieni ynglŷn â pherygl diabetes heb ddiagnosis ymhlith plant a phobl ifanc

MAE’R Gweinidog Iechyd a Rhwydwaith Diabetes Plant a Phobl Ifanc Cymru yn erfyn ar rieni i ofyn am gymorth meddygol ar unwaith os ydynt yn amau bod gan eu plentyn ddiabetes. Peidiwch ag oedi, peidiwch â’i gadael yn rhy hwyr oedd y neges i rieni a all gael cymorth gan Continue Reading

Parker Plant donates £10,000 to Ray Gravell & Friends Charitable Trust

PARKER Plant have donated £10,000 to the Ray Gravell and Friends Charitable Trust which has gone towards vital early diagnostic equipment. A cheque was handed over at an event in the Meurig Williams Ward at Prince Phillip Hospital in Llanelli on Monday (Jul 23). The dedicated resource for diabetes patients Continue Reading

Llanelli MP backs food labelling campaign

NIA Griffith, MP for Llanelli, has lent her support to a food labelling campaign from leading charity Diabetes UK. The #FoodUpfront campaign calls for the public to be given clear nutritional information in restaurants, cafes and takeaways, as well as on the front of all pre-packaged food and drinks. Ms Continue Reading

Diabetes UK Cymru in search for swimmers to take the plunge

DIABETES UK Cymru is looking for people from across Wales to take on the swimming challenge of the year, Swim22, between 22 February and 22 May. Swim22 participants will cover an incredible 22 miles – the equivalent of crossing the English Channel. People taking on the challenge can swim in Continue Reading

Doctor runs 25 surgeries in one day

A diabetes consultant ran to more than 30 GP surgeries around Cardiff on Tuesday 14 November, to mark World Diabetes Day and raise awareness of Type 2 diabetes. Dr Sam Rice is a consultant endocrinologist at Hywel Dda University Health Board. He started his challenge at 8am from the Diabetes Continue Reading

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