In our inaugural podcast we speak to DRWF CEO Sarah Tutton who introduces our charity and the work we do. We also discuss our recent Diabetes Wellness Day South with DRWF Volunteer Lionel Curtis, and Podiatrist Graham Bowen explains the importance of foot care and diabetes.
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%.
In this edition we talk to the iDEAL group’s chair, John Grumitt, about their latest position statement on how to maximise the impact of diabetes consultations from the perspective of people living with diabetes.
In this edition we continue our conversation with volunteer Lynwood Newman and hear how his diabetes was affected by his treatment for cancer. We are also joined by Dr Parijat De and Shivani Misra to discuss hypos and hypers, retinopathy and the 'My Diabetes' research campaign.
In this edition we’re featuring the personal story of 40-year-old Gary Gumbleton, who was recently diagnosed with diabetes. He is keen to share how a change in lifestyle helped him reverse his diabetes.
In this edition we’re talking with Simon Marwood, Associate Professor of Physiology at Liverpool Hope University. We discuss why people living with type 1 diabetes can benefit from regular exercise. To contact Simon Marwood with your experiences his email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
In this edition we talk with Professor Partha Kar, who has recently been recognised by Her Majesty the Queen, who awarded him an honour for services to people living with diabetes. He has a number of roles related to diabetes with NHS England, NHS Improvement and as a healthcare consultant.
In this 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.
In this edition we talk about the simple steps campaign to maintaining good foot health with Podiatrist Graham Bowen. We are also joined by Andrew, who is living with type 1 diabetes and has experienced the loss of a number of toes in recent years.
In this edition we’re talking cycling, fitness and fundraising, plus an update on COVID-19. Our guests include Cameron Muir, Professor Kamlesh Khunti and Commonwealth Games road race cyclist Roddy Riddle. We also hear about the work of The John Pounds Centre in Portsmouth.
In this edition we talk to Professor Pete Alexander, a stress relief expert based near Seattle. We also host Megan Pointing, who has trained two of her three pet spaniels to be diabetes alert dogs. Plus we hear from Matthew Philips who has a long family history of type 2 diabetes.
In this edition we’re looking at the role of exercise in maintaining good health and management of diabetes. We have several guests including marathon runner Frank Rogers about his new book. DRWF’s Lee Calladine talks about his type 1 management, and COVID-19 guidance from Dr Partha Kar.
In this extended edition we look back at the trends of the last decade and look 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.
In this ‘Staying Well’ special edition we’re looking at the role of exercise and an active lifestyle in helping to manage diabetes. Our guests include Patrick Mertes, DRWF’s Dr Eleanor Kennedy and Shivani Misra.
In this edition we lift the mask on Captain Insulin and DRWF volunteer champion Lynwood Newman. DRWF’s Lee Calladine explains the vital work done by our volunteers. Dr Partha Kar also talks to us about breaking down barriers between care in hospital and out in the community.