North West London celebrates World Diabetes Day

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Brent Civic Centre

Engineers Way



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Join us for a day filled with talks, workshops and information, bringing everyone together to celebrate World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2017, 10am till 3pm at the Grand Hall, Brent Civic Centre.

Talk to us and learn about:

Diet, exercise and lifestyle management

Support for people living with diabetes

Hear the personal journey of others

The North West London diabetes transformation programme

Diabetes and its risks

Women, pregnancy and diabetes

Meet the diabetes specialist teams

‘Know diabetes’ website launch.

This event is free and open to everyone! Clinicians, patients, carers, anyone living with diabetes, friends and family. Refreshments will be provided.

Please register to let us know you are coming.

The full agenda for the day can be found here:

10.00 – 10.30 Registration, tea and coffee

10.30 – 10.45 Brent and North West London welcome and introductions. Lesley Robertson, Programme Director, NW London Diabetes Transformation Programme and Margaret McLennan, Head of Pathways, Brent Integrated Diabetes Service

10.45 – 10.50 The importance of World Diabetes Day. Mr Keith Vaz MP, APPG Chair diabetes

10.50 - 11.10 Personal journey of my diabetes. Person with Type 2 diabetes shares their story

11.10 – 11.30 North West London Diabetes transformation programme and ‘Know diabetes’ website launch Dr Tony Willis, Clinical Director, North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups and Dr Debbie Wake, Diabetes Consultant and CEO of My Diabetes, My Way

11.30 – 11.45 Break for refreshments

11.45 – 12.30 Welcome from Councillor Ketan Sheth, Brent Council (session on women and diabetes)

Pregnancy and diabetes (12.10 – 12.30) Dr Daniel Darko, Consultant Physician at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

12.30 – 12.40 Closing speech Dr Koteshwara Muralidhara, Consultant Physician, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust

12.40 – 15.00 Information, stands and stalls with lunch

  • Know diabetes NW London

  • Retinal eye screening

  • Podiatry

  • Diabetes Nurses

  • Talking Therapies

  • Jeffrey Kelson Diabetes Centre

  • Asian Women Centre


  • SmartMed Global Limited

  • Drayson Technologies

  • OurPath

World Diabetes Day 14 November 2017

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Brent Civic Centre

Engineers Way



United Kingdom

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