Welcome to

The Cathedral, Bury St EdmundsThrough this website we aim to provide you with information about the causes of diabetes, how to prevent it and how to manage and treat your diabetes on a daily basis.

Diabetes is a condition that will be with you for the rest of your life but with good care you can lead a full life. We believe that patient education is best way of achieving this - by acquiring knowledge and suitable skills, you will able to learn how to cope with diabetes.

This web site was launched in November 2002 to mark World Diabetes day. Thank you for your support in the past - we hope this site continues to be helpful to you. More...


While every effort is made to ensure that information on this site is accurate and current we accept no liability for any omissions or inaccuracies that may have crept in. If in doubt please contact your doctor or diabetes nurse for further advice.

Local Services

Suffolk Diabetes Interest Group (SuffDIG) was formed improve Diabetes services in Suffolk. View the leaflet or visit the SuffDIG website to learn more.

Patient Support Group
The latest newsletter was issued in August 2007.


Eye Screening
Eye screening schedule for 2010.


Healthy Walking
Newsletters listing the latest locally organised walks in Suffolk.


Please communicate - use our Feedback Form to let us have your views, suggestions and questions.

New & revised leaflets