Dr. Nicola Jones, lead GP for diabetes at the Avenue Surgery, was the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Warminster Diabetes UK Group in the Civic Centre on Thursday 27th April. She gave an enjoyable and informative talk on “Living with Diabetes” to an attentive audience of more than 40. Dr Jones concluded her talk by describing self care actions to prevent further complications.  The meeting ended with a lively question and answer session.

Those living with diabetes have about 3 hours with a health professional during a year and find that a good knowledge of self care helps them through the lonely hours. This talk was well received and appreciated by those present with several confiding that they now felt more confident to manage their condition.