Walking Cricket is a 1.5-hour session held at Leicester Arena, the venue of the Leicester Riders Basketball team based in the heart of the community. The sessions run for 10 weeks and include cricket skills lessons delivered by LCCC coaches, followed by games of walking cricket!
As part of the Cities Changing Diabetes programme we visited Houston to learn more about the Faith and Diabetes Programme that is being implemented there as part of Cities Changing Diabetes and to see it in action. We were privileged to spend time with graduates of the January 2018 programme and observe ladies at Houston’s Read More
The Leicester Diabetes Risk Score adopted by DUK as the national tool for assessing risk has been translated into Bengali, Punjabi and Gujarati by the Centre for BME health. When translating our English-speaking programmes to different languages we understand that it’s not just sufficient to change the dialect; the content, resources and aids to learning Read More
The project will consist of the production of the DVD, materials to support the learning objectives, the link to the DVD and if required the LDC will publish the link to the DVD and associated materials on the LDC website. We are also willing to continue working with NHSE to develop a further marketing plan Read More
20% of the South Asian community has type 2 diabetes in contrast to 3% of the general population. This means that South Asian people are 3 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than white Europeans in the UK. From the 2011 census, the Muslim population within England and Wales is approximately 2.71 million Read More
Darko, N (2019) Type 2 Diabetes “We are not hard to reach: you are not reaching us!” Understanding intersectionality for the prevention and management of Type 2 Diabetes amongst African-Caribbean Women, Frontiers- Medical Sociology, Under Review 2019. Razieh, C., Khunti, K., Davies, M.J., Edwardson, C.L., Henson, J., Darko, N., Comber, A., Jones, A. and Yates, Read More