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Shrewsbury Community Directory

There are a number of support groups in Shropshire for people living with diabetes. For more information or to find your nearest group, click here to search the Shrewsbury Community Directory, or telephone Diabetes UK on 0345 123 2399 for more information.

Community Diabetes Specialist Nursing Service

Contact the Community Diabetes Specialist Nursing Service, run by Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, on 01743 277693, for information about xPert structured education courses for people living with diabetes.

Diabetes UK

For more information on how to reduce your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes, click here.


Fact Zone

Ecstasy affects the body’s temperature control mechanism and can cause an increase in body temperature to dangerously high levels. The cumulative effects of high ambient temperatures at a dance venue, coupled with dehydration due to dancing, means there is potential for a “double heat-stroke”.