Diabetes UK

National Charity providing support for people with diabetes.

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is a charity organisation that focuses on supporting people with diabetes and raising awareness about the condition. They provide information, resources, and support for individuals living with diabetes, as well as their families and caregivers.

What can they do for you?

Information and Resources: They offer a wealth of information about diabetes, its management, and living a healthy lifestyle with the condition. This can include information about diet, exercise, medications, and coping strategies.

Support Services: Diabetes UK may provide support services, including helplines, forums, and local support groups where you can connect with others who are dealing with similar challenges.

Research and Advocacy: The organisation is involved in funding research on diabetes and advocating for policies that support people with diabetes. Staying informed about the latest research and developments in diabetes management can be beneficial.

Educational Programs: Diabetes UK may offer educational programs and events to help individuals and their families better understand diabetes and its management.

Campaigns and Awareness: They often run campaigns to raise awareness about diabetes, reduce stigma, and promote a better understanding of the condition in the community.

If you have specific questions or need support related to diabetes, you can visit the Diabetes UK website or contact them directly through their helpline or other contact methods provided on their official platform.

How to contact them or get there

Please visit their website. They have a host of ways, including a confidential helpline, to assist you; here is a link Contact Us | Diabetes UK

Please watch this video – Diabetes and Me

Support Information for carers

Bridgit is an online tool that allows people to explore free well-being, employment, finance and care advice and events, local and national support services, and training opportunities. People can also build their own ‘self-care plan’. It’s all available any time of day and without registering first.

Follow this link to access bridgit, Online Support (bridgit.care)

People who prefer not to or cannot go online can call Carer Support Dorset on 0800 368 8349 to discover the free support and help available.


Carer Support Dorset can help you find the support you need for your caring role.

Freephone number for Carers 0800 368 8349

Website link Contact CSD | Carer Support Dorset