January 2014

About

Supporting people in Kent & Medway living with diabetes The Paula Carr Diabetes Trust is an independent charitable trust supporting people in Kent &Read more

Paula Carr Diabetes Centres

The first project the Trust funded was to build and equip the Paula Carr Diabetes Care Centre in Ashford, which was opened by HRH,Read more

Trustees

Chairman of the Trustees Gary Fagg MBE Gary has been involved with the Paula Carr Diabetes Trust for over 20 years and has beenRead more

Your GP practice

All GP practices in Kent co-ordinate the care of their patients who are living with diabetes, sometimes with the help of diabetes specialists. NormallyRead more

Specialist diabetes teams

There are teams of diabetes specialists all around Kent, including podiatrists, consultant diabetologists, dieticians and diabetic specialist nurses. There are also specialist teams whoRead more

Retinal screening service

Everyone who has diabetes is invited to have a free special eye test (retinal screening) every year. The Kent & Medway Eye Screening ServiceRead more

The Paula Carr Diabetes Trust

A charity supporting people in Kent & Medway living with diabetes, the Paula Carr Diabetes Trust is based in Ashford. The money raised byRead more

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a condition that causes your blood sugar level to become too high. It is a lifelong condition affecting 3.2 million people inRead more

Why is insulin so important?

Insulin works in your body by helping glucose (sugar) enter your body’s cells. Once it is in the cells it is used as fuelRead more

How do I know if I have diabetes

You will probably have one or more of these symptoms: feeling very thirsty urinating frequently, particularly at night feeling very tired weight loss andRead more