Category Archives: Type 2 diabetes

Just a wee drop!

The North East Essex Diabetes service is urging patients to help identify early signs of  kidney disease by providing a urine sample as part of their diabetes annual review. The specialist diabetes service, known as NEEDS, has raised concerns over the number of people who are not providing a sample or attending their annual GP

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Health In Mind ‘Wellbeing and Diabetes’ self-management courses

Who is Health in Mind? Health in Mind provide therapies and practical support for people experiencing anxiety, depression and other difficulties. Health in Mind is part of the national initiative called Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT). What is the ‘Wellbeing and Diabetes’ course? The course will provide the opportunity for people living with diabetes

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We care for your feet!

People with diabetes are more likely to develop problems with their feet, including foot ulcers, infections, and in the worst cases, amputation. Foot checks are one of the eight key treatments that NEEDS patients receive as part of their annual review. Last year, we redesigned this service to improve the level of care that we

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Stress Management Workshop

NEEDS would like to make you aware of the Stress Management Workshop that Health in Mind offer. This workshop is suitable for anyone interested in increasing their stress management skills, providing information on the symptoms of stress, dealing with stress and increasing coping strategies. Coping strategies for stress include reducing physical symptoms, sleep hygiene, thought

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