Diabetes Information


Click here to access futher important information from the NHS on Diabetes. 



(excessive thirst)



(Tiredness/lack of energy)



(Frequently passing urine)



(Weight loss)



(To access advice that will support you to manage Diabetes, such as your emotional and mental wellbeing, click here)

free diabetes education
Diabetes UK support
Diabetes UK Support cont

The NHS have a public information website that is accessible to all. The ‘know more’ section has searchable resources including videos and leaflets, and multi-language content in the My Languages section (no registration required).



Healthy Living is a free online NHS service for people living with type 2 diabetes. It provides knowledge and information that will support you to manage your condition.

It includes:

  • information about type 2 diabetes and its treatments;
  • advice on emotional and mental wellbeing;
  • advice with adopting and maintaining healthy behaviours with food and exercise.



Diabetes UK Gateshead Group

Diabetes Group in Gateshead has been in existence for over 40 years.The Group is one of the Network of groups that aim to raise awareness,provide support, help, companionship,education, fundraising and information for people living with diabetes there carers and people interested in diabetes.

You are welcome to attend our free regular group, where you will have the opportunity to share your experience with other like-minded people and put questions to our speakers.

(NO Membership Required)

The topics covered range far and wide from specifics aspects of diabetes management delivered by medical experts, volunteers through to sensible eating delivered by nutritionists.

40 St Thomas Street
Gateshead NE95XA
Tyne and Wear
Tel: +4407955698055
Email: brianwatson2105@yahoo.com