Diabetes Awareness Week takes place from 14th – 20th June, 2021. This year, we’ll be telling #DiabetesStories from all corners of the UK.
DIABETES UK say they want to look back on an extraordinary year and look forward to what’s to come. And, above all, celebrating the incredible diabetes community.
DIABETES UK will be kicking off Diabetes Week with an exciting #DiabetesStories film. Plus, there will be social media takeovers, live Q&As, and more. Join their Facebook event for all the latest updates.
DIABETES UK would love you to share your #DiabetesStories during the week. You can complete their form, or share another way, like through art, music, poetry, creating your own film or just chatting with a friend. Your story could show someone else they’re not alone.
There are lots of different ways you can get involved – from designing a poster to organising a walk in your community. Visit their online Shop for lots of free resources, from posters to creative kits for kids, or download our guide below for more ideas.
DIABETES UK’s vision is a world where diabetes can do no harm.
DIABETES UK are leading the fight against the UK’s biggest and growing health crisis. And it’s a fight that involves us all – sharing knowledge and taking on diabetes together. As the UK’s leading diabetes charity, it’s there job to tackle the diabetes crisis. They are there to prevent Type 2 diabetes, campaign for and support everyone affected by diabetes, and fund research that will one day lead to a cure.
DIABETES UK are fighting for a world where diabetes can do no harm. Diabetes is a serious and often hidden condition, so without access to crucial information and support people experience life-changing and potentially fatal complications.
All DIABETES UK’s work is made possible thanks to their supporters who offer their time, their donations and fundraising to help them find reach a world where diabetes can do no harm. So, join in this year and make a difference to someone who may have just been diagnosed with the condition and raise awareness of diabetes.