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Living with Diabetes Podcast 11
In this edition we focus on eye health. Eye health is a big subject area for people living with diabetes.
So, in this special edition, we have an extended discussion with leading Ophthalmologist Adam Mapani.
He’s a Nurse Consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Medical Retina Department, in London
and an Honorary Clinical Teaching Fellow at the UCL Department of Clinical Ophthalmology.
Living with Diabetes Podcast 10
Footcare special, looking at the latest report from the iDEAL advisory group on footcare for people
living with diabetes. The report highlights that up to a half of amputations resulting from
diabetes-related complications could be avoided through early intervention.
To raise awareness a new mnemonic has been devised: ACT NOW
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In this edition we’re looking at the latest report from the iDEAL advisory group on footcare
for people living with diabetes and its recommendations for encouraging self-referral and
early intervention from multidisciplinary teams to reduce the number of amputations
in the UK, potentially by up to 50%.
Living with Diabetes Podcast 9
This latest PodCast focusses on the importance of good footcare.
The statistics are quite shocking with a major amputation in the UK occurring every hour!
We hear from Andrew who is living with type 1 diabetes and has experienced the loss
of a number of toes in recent years. We talk to podiatrist Graham Bowen about the
simple steps campaign to maintaining good foot health to avoid the
complication that can arise including amputation.
Living with Diabetes Podcast 8
In this edition we’re talking cycling, fitness and fundraising, plus an update on COVID-19.
Cameron Muir talks about living with type 1 diabetes and the challenge he’s taking on later this summer.
Scotsman Cameron works in London and is planning to cycle all the way back to his family home in
Edinburgh at the end of August.
We hear about the work of The John Pounds Centre in Portsmouth and the support they provide to
people living with diabetes.
We hear the latest insights on this from Professor Kamlesh Khunti on why the Black, Asian
and Minority Ethnic communities appear to have been so badly affected by COVID-19.
Plus, we hear from former Commonwealth Games Road race cyclist Roddy Riddle on how he’s
managing his Type 1 diabetes and the incredible challenges he has taken on in recent years, the
Marathon de Sables and the 6633 Ultra, The Toughest, Coldest and Windiest Extreme Ultra Marathon!
Living with Diabetes Podcast 7
In this edition we’re talking to three people living with diabetes
who are sharing their experiences to help others.
Professor Pete Alexander is a stress relief expert, based near Seattle.
Megan Pointing from Southampton has trained two of her three pet
spaniels to be diabetes alert dogs.
Plus we hear from Matthew Philips in Manchester who has a long
family history of Living with Type 2 diabetes.
Living with Diabetes Podcast 6
In this edition we’re looking at the role of exercise in maintaining good health and management of diabetes.
A marathon runner relates his experience which forms the basis for his new book – Running with Diabetes.
We discover more about the MY DESMOND online education course for people living with Type 2.
Life under lockdown with diabetes - we talk to DRWF’s Lee Calladine about his Type 1 management.
Plus the latest analysis of the way COVID-19 is affecting people with diabetes - Dr Partha Kar explains.
Extended Interview with Running with Diabetes author Frank Rogers
In this extended interview, from Living with Diabetes Podcast 6,
Marathon Runner Frank Rogers relates his experience which
forms the basis for his new book – Running with Diabetes.
Living with Diabetes Podcast 5
In this extended edition we look back at the trends of last decade and ahead to the prospects of the 2020s.
We look at the latest research, at COVID-19 and what it means for those with diabetes,
and the ongoing challenge of staying well until a cure is found.
COVID-19 and Diabetes
Special interview with Professor Thozhukat Sathyapalan
Chair in Academic Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism,
University of Hull and Honorary Consultant Endocrinologist
at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
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Our new Podcast series focusing on healthcare professionals.
This edition looks at standardised HCP education within diabetes.
Living with Diabetes Podcast 4
In this ‘Staying Well’ special edition We’re looking at the role of exercise and
an active lifestyle in helping to manage diabetes.
We’ve been speaking to Patrick Mertes in the United States about the Diabetes Family Connection
challenge, to climb 50 peaks in 50 days.
We hear from Dr Eleanor Kennedy on DRWF’s current portfolio of research projects.
And we’re also speaking to Shivani Misra with insights from her DRWF
funded research programme: ’My Diabetes’.
Living with Diabetes Podcast 3
In this edition we’ll continue our conversation with volunteer Lynwood Newman
and hear how his diabetes was affected by his treatment for cancer.
Dr Parijat De joins us for our staying well feature on hypos and hypers,
plus the serious challenges of Ketoacidosis.
We take a further look at retinopathy, continuing the focus on eyes with the
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Diabetic Eye Screening Programme
We’ll also have insights from the latest DRWF funded ’My Diabetes’ research by Shivani Misra
Living with Diabetes Podcast 2
In this Bumper Summer Edition we lift the mask on Captain Insulin
and champion DRWF volunteer … Lynwood Newman….
DRWF’s Lee Calladine explains how vital such volunteers are vital to the work of the charity.
Dr Partha Kar talks to us on breaking down barriers between care in hospital and out in the community.
Eyes are in focus in this month’s Staying Well feature.
Plus we hear what happened when British TV presenter Dom Littlewood, who has type 1,
took on a leg ofa tough global yacht race – setting sail into a stormy Atlantic Ocean…
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In this edition we hear from DRWF CEO Sarah Tutton – introducing the charity and the work we do.
Volunteer Lionel Curtis on working with DRWF
Diabetologist Dr Myank Pattel on our recent Diabetes Wellness Day South
And Feet are in focus in this month’s Staying Well feature with Podiatrist Graham Bowen
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