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How diet and exercise can help prevent and treat diabetes webinar

This webinar was held on 11 November 2020. Diabetes UK will be giving a talk on symptoms of diabetes, risk factors and healthy lifestyle choices and also signposting to publications and campaign materials.

Diabetes is a growing health crisis in the UK with figures showing there are around 4.6 million people living with diabetes, an estimated million of whom haven’t been diagnosed yet.

It is a complex condition with different types of diabetes that can affect people in varying ways depending on factors like age, sex, family history, ethnicity and lifestyle. Whilst there are factors like age and genetics outside of one’s control improving things like diet and exercise has been shown to help many people prevent and treat diabetes.

This presentation covered the causes, risk factors, symptoms and complications associated with diabetes, the differences between different types of diabetes and how Diabetes UK can help. We focussed on how eating better and moving more can help make positive changes; particularly in the current context where many of us are spending longer periods working from home.

Host: Anthony Walker

I am Regional Support Officer for the London region and Diabetes UK and responsible for coordinating awareness events here. We would usually hold talks and stalls around the capital but have had to adapt to online talks which has presented challenges but greatly helped us reach wider audiences with our message.

Speaker: Lucia Lodererova

Lucia is a committed Diabetes UK volunteer and engage with the public raising awareness of critical health challenges. She is currently completing a BSC in Human Nutrition and setting up to become Associated Registered Nutritionist. As a qualified Fitness Instructor, Lucia is also keenly aware of how nutrition, physical activity, and regeneration are holistically connected.

Lucia has very kindly allowed her presented material to be made available for viewing. The webinar recording on YouTube is now available in our APM resources area and also embedded below for reference.

Previous presentations and webinars can be viewed on the APM Slideshare and YouTube channels

Follow @APMEvents for upcoming event information.

This event is suitable for professionals with up to an intermediate level of experience.

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Channel website: https://www.apm.org.uk/

Original article link: https://www.apm.org.uk/news/how-diet-and-exercise-can-help-prevent-and-treat-diabetes-webinar/

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