World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes world.
It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the alarming rise in diabetes around the world. In 2007, the United Nations marked the Day for the first time with the passage of the United Nations World Diabetes Day Resolution in December 2006, which made the existing World Diabetes Day and official United Nations World Health Day.
The CDE in Houghton are offering people with diabetes an opportunity to participate in the DINE course which will be done throughout 2015 (different starting dates).
DAFNE stands for Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating and is a high quality skills-based structured education patient programme in intensive insulin therapy and self management where people with Type 1 diabetes are taught to match their insulin dose to their chosen food intake on a meal by meal basis. The DINE course is based DAFNE. DAFNE provides 38 hours of structured group education and is delivered by specially trained diabetes specialist nurses and dietitians, to groups of between 6 and 8 over a consecutive 5-day period on an outpatient basis. Click here for contacts and further information.