Desang diabetes magazine, diabetes news, Teresa May

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Downing Street recognition

Prime Minister Theresa May delivered the following speech at a

Downing Street reception for diabetes charities and the NHS held

on 24 June 2019.

"

Welcome everyone. As Prime

Minister - I host a great many

receptions here at Downing Street,

but of course today, this time, it's

particularly personal. So it really

does give me great pleasure to see you

all here - and for me to be able to say a

wholehearted thank you for everything

you do to support and help people with

diabetes.

"I also particularly want to mention the

children we have here with us - and who

I know have achieved some extraordinary

things - in sport, in raising awareness,

and through their invaluable contribution

to our understanding about how we can

better help and treat people with diabetes.

You show tremendous courage, every

day, in the things that you do. You don't

let diabetes hold you back. You show

what is possible. And you are a source of

great inspiration.

"I will never forget the shock I felt when

I was first told I was diabetic. I imagine it

must be the same for many people. It was

not something I ever expected. And to be

honest, I didn't know you could get Type

1 diabetes at my age. But I will be forever

grateful to all those who taught me how

to manage my condition - and reduce the

impact it has on my life. People like those

of you here in this room today.

"The one thing I told myself when I

found out - was that I was not going to

let diabetes stop me from getting on with

my life, and getting on with my job. But it

is only thanks to the advice and support

I received that I have been able to keep

that promise to myself - the help from

my GP, the consultants - but also most

memorably the clinical nurse specialists

from my local hospital.

Challenging times

"Today we know that the rate of diabetes

is rising dramatically - with 3 million

people in England registered as living with

Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with a GP -

although the true number is likely to be

higher with up to a million more people

yet to be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

And behind those statistics - as everyone

here is well aware - are the devastating

consequences for people's health -

people of all ages, young and old. So this

really is one of the great health challenges

of our time.

"I am very pleased that we have

here people who are leading the charge

in the way that we deal with diabetes. I

know only too well the difference simple

advances can make - because, as some

of you may know, I wear a FreeStyle

Libre - which makes all the difference to

me in being able to monitor my glucose

levels. And we are taking great strides

forward in other areas. From the apps

that help people monitor their condition

to Continuous Glucose Monitoring for all

pregnant Type 1 diabetics, which will be

available on the NHS by 2020/21, to the

doubling of funds for the NHS's Type 2

diabetes prevention programme through

the Long-Term Plan for the NHS.

"But for today, this really is a chance

for me to say a very personal thank you to

those of you working to raise awareness

and funding for research and those

working on innovations, treatments and

exploring possible cures, as well as those

of you who care for people living with

diabetes and provide the support so that

they can live the best possible lives.

"I will end with a quote by fellow Type

1 diabtic and Olympic Gold medal winner

Steve Redgrave, whose advice I took

to heart when I was first diagnosed. It's

one I've quoted before - but it's a good

one - so I think it bears repeating. He

said, "Diabetes must learn to live with

me rather than me live with diabetes."

It's a sentiment I have always found gave

me incredible inspiration. And I hope it

provides inspiration for the many who are

determined not to let diabetes get in the

way of living their lives to the fullest."

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