For November our Healthy Response morning drop-in we’ll be looking at how we can prevent and manage diabetes, boost low energy as the nights start to draw in, and reduce heart disease and stress.
World Diabetes Day #WDD17
14 November is World Diabetes Day and we’ll be doing a free cooking demonstration with sample recipes followed by a free nutritious lunch for everyone as part of our monthly health and well-being mornings. We’ll be looking at how what we eat and our lifestyle can help prevent and manage diabetes.
Come along at 10.30 am – 12.00 pm Tuesday 14 November.
At St Andrew’s Star Cafe on Star Road/Greyhound Rd which easily accessible for Hammersmith & Fulham Residents from West Kensington, Fulham, Barons Court and Hammersmith.
There’s no need to book just come along to St Andrew’s Fulham Field and benefit from this health giving community event.
Cooking Demonstration – Sarah Green
We’re joined once again by popular Registered Nutritional Therapist and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner Sarah Green. Sarah’s enduring passion is to help people to feel better through food and her classes help people understand what to eat and how to prepare it.
“With around 70% of the immune system residing in the gut, what we eat can have a huge impact on our health so learning to cook is foundational to long term health,” explains Sarah.
You’ll get to try out different recipes, take away free handouts and have a free nutritious lunch.
1 in 16 People Now Have Diabetes
4 million people are living with diabetes in the UK and this is estimated to rise to 5 million by 2025. Type 2 diabetes in particular has been growing at the particularly high rate and is now one of the world’s most common long term health conditions. This year’s World Diabetes Day is focusing on how women can take action to prevent the development of diabetes in themselves and their families.
- Women with type 2 diabetes are almost 10 times more likely to have coronary heart disease than women without the condition
- Up to 70% of cases of type 2 diabetes could be prevented through the adoption of a healthy lifestyle
- 70% of premature deaths among adults are largely due to behavior initiated during adolescence
- Women are often the gatekeepers of household nutrition and lifestyle habits and therefore have the potential to drive prevention from the household and beyond
Join Know Diabetes Patient Engagement
We’ll also be joined by Howard Tingle from Know Diabetes who are looking for your views on how diabetes services can be imprpoved in North West London. If you’re interested in joining a virtual patient advisory panel, reference group or a Diabetes user group please email Howard Tingle.
Do you work in our community?
If you work in health and adult social care & looking for a monthly networking opportunity do get in touch. We welcome local organisations or individuals who are working to improve the health, social care and well-being of residents in Hammersmith & Fulham to give a short talk before our popular cooking demonstration.
Our principal partners are the North End Medical Centre and MIND. We’re also working with Know Diabetes and Healthy Hearts. If you would be interested in telling people about your activity (exercise, learning, nutritional and welfare advice) and would like further information about our monthly drop-in mornings please email Pippa Knap.
How To Find Us
For more information email Pippa Knap.
No booking required we look forward to seeing you.