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By: Diabetes Wellington  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Diabetes, Public Awareness Campaigns, World Diabetes Day


The Drop-In Centre

At the Diabetes Wellington Drop-In Centre we understand the problems people with diabetes face, whether newly diagnosed or having had the condition for many years.

There is a lot of information to take in, a lot of advise from doctors, nurses, friends and family, so you would be forgiven for being confused!!

Advice & Information

Including a the Centre holds a large range of information on a range of different topics to see more.

Research

The Diabetes Wellington Research Fund is a local research trust set up from a generous bequest, which researches diabetes issues in Wellington.

Advocacy

Through regional and national meetings, we give voice to issues of importance that affect people locally in Wellington and in New Zealand via Diabetes New Zealand.

Locally, the Wellington Diabetes Team and Hutt Valley Locality Team develop better services for people with diabetes through cooperation and communication between medical agencies and people with diabetes.

Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Wellington organises and participates in public awareness campaigns the main efforts are for the national Awareness Week every year, and World Diabetes Day on November 14th.

Opportunities for raising people’s awareness about diabetes are also taken for one-off events like International Day of Older Persons, World Women’s Expo, local fairs and health days.

Keywords: Diabetes, Public Awareness Campaigns, World Diabetes Day