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    We are currently funding the following projects, made possible by the generosity of our supporters who have kindly given through fundraising events or donations.  
  Diabetes Awareness Toolkit Project  
    Amount donated to date: £15,000
Project managed by: Diabetes UK
Scope: UK National

Expected Project Impact:

At 1st level: Dissemination of information on Diabetes and its management through professional Diabetes UK facilitators to community leaders in black and minority ethnic communities (BME).
At 2nd level: Engagement of BME communities through Diabetes Awareness workshops led by trained community leaders. Regional roll-out is in progress. Full Report due from Diabetes UK in April 2006

 
       
  Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) Research Project  
    Amount donated to date: £15,000
Project managed by: Diabetes UK (Research at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham)
Scope: UK National

Expected Project Impact:

It is hoped that the results of this research study on Type 2 Diabetes, in the South Asian Population, will enable the development of more effective patient management protocols in the future. This study team have recruited 500 subjects and 250 healthy controls. Due for completion in Summer 2006.

 
       
  Diabetes ACCESS* Project  
   

*Diabetes in the Asian Community Combining Education, Support and Self-management
Amount allocated to date: £6,000
Project managed by: Ms Kirpal Marwa RGN, BSC (Hons). Education Facilitator, Warwick Diabetes Care, The University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL
Scope: UK Midlands region

Expected project impact:

The project will provide enhanced education and self-management support with the aim of improving the health outcomes and quality of life for the participants enrolled in the programme. Progress report due in December 2006.

 
       
  ADAPT* Project - *Asian Diabetes Action Promotion Team  
   

Amount allocated to date: £2,000
Project managed by: Dr Natasha Patel, Diabetes Special Registrar and Toral Shah, Nutritional Scientist
Scope: London & South East England region

Expected project impact:

In progress currently, this pilot project involves a workshop programme that is geared towards making lifestyle changes for better Glycaemic control. The ADAPT Lifestyle plan will show you how the Asian diet can be adapted for improved Glycaemic control by combining the Glycaemic Index diet with adaptations to the traditional Asian cuisine and regular exercise. It is hoped that the results can be published to benefit the wider community.

Find out more about how you can attend an ADAPT Lifestyle Plan workshop.

 
       
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