Support Julie Webster’s Wing Walk

At 12 noon on 29th August  2019 Julie from Medway Community Health is taking the opportunity to fly through the sky and raise awareness of the DWELL project and raise some money at the same time!  Half of the money raised will be donated to ourZone and half...

Diabetes Prevention Week: Know your risk

About 90% of people with diabetes have Type 2 diabetes. It can come on slowly, usually over the age of 40. The signs may not be obvious, or there may be no signs at all, therefore it might be up to 10 years before you find out you have it. That’s why it’s very...

DWELL: Diabetes and Wellbeing

More than €1.9 million (£1.6 million) of European funding (from the European Regional Development Fund) has been secured by a cross-border partnership to develop a pan-European approach to tackling Type 2 diabetes. Called DWELL (Diabetes and WELLbeing) this...

Global Action Plan to Prevent & Control NCDs

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) – mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes – are the biggest cause of death worldwide. More than 36 million die annually from NCDs (63% of global deaths), including 14 million people who die too...