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Diabetes Support Groups in Wolverhampton

Wednesfield Diabetes Support Group

We are a group of people that have in some way been affected by diabetes whether we have the illness or caring for someone that has the condition. We hope to provide information to show that a good lifestyle can still be enjoyed with a little alteration to our eating and exercise. Different speakers are invited to our meetings each month giving talks on varied topics that can be of use in showing diabetes sufferers that we can live a near normal life, and take part in most activities undertaken by people that do not have diabetes, and in a number of cases by talking to others find a solution to a problem that others have found a way to overcome. We also encourage people to look after themselves in the home with talks by specialists on all aspects of health and safety.

Our meetings are held on the Third Saturday of each month from 10am to Mid Day were there will always be a welcome to diabetes sufferers and carers at Long Knowle Community Centre, Woodend Road, Wednesfield. There is ample Free Parking on site.

Our programme for 2013:

January 19th Debbie Turner, Practice Nurse.
February 16th Dr James Brown, from Aston University
March 16th Russell Hanks, Senior Podiatrist at New Cross Hospital
April 20th Annual General Meeting (AGM)
May 18th Faye and Tary Yip. Yoga and Tai Chi.
June 15th Peter Shorrocks, Diabetes UK
July 20th Luky De Silva, Stress Management
August 17th Bhupinder Pawar, Senior Diabetic Specialist Nurse, New Cross Hospital
September 21st Eve Grey, Aromatherapy
October 19th Susan Haynes Elcock, Cookery demonstration
November 16th Dr Gillani from New Cross Hospital
December 21st The Christmas Party

For any information about our Group, please contact:

Chairperson - Pam on 0758 265662 or

Secretary - Dawn on 07800 505814