Category Archives: St Albans & Harpenden Locality

St Albans & Harpenden Practice Nurse Diabetes Forum Meetings

All meetings are held:

Where: The Redbourn Health Centre, 1 Hawkes Drive AL3 7BL

Time: 12:30-13:30pm

Lunch Provided: please RSVP


Tuesday 26th March – DIABETES & FRAILTY: Inge Heisg (DSN)

Tuesday 9th April – DIABETES & FEET: Caroline Leith (Podiatrist)

Thursday 9th May – INJECTABLES: Debbie Lawrence (Specialist Diabetes Nurse)

Thursday 11th July – DIABETES & KIDNEY DISEASE: Dr Vidya Kanthi / Dr Alka Patel – GP

New online support site for people with Type 1 diabetes

A new online resource for people with a new diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes is now live.

It can be hard for those newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes to know which websites to trust, so NHS England has made it easier by collecting all the useful NHS-trusted links in one place. The new pages will help people with Type 1 diabetes to gain the knowledge and confidence to manage their condition.

The site provides links to practical help on injecting insulin and checking blood glucose levels – as well as useful advice around living with the condition. Healthcare professionals are being encouraged to refer newly diagnosed patients, their parents and carers to the site as a one stop shop for Type 1 diabetes support. See the new pages at

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