- 18 January 2020
This will be a fun and gentle day looking at how those of us who live with diabetes can get the benefits of movement, being more active, taking exercise, running or playing football or swimming etc
SAFELY & with CONFIDENCE
Ultimately, being active is about finding what works for you.
This is our annual ‘main event’. It’s about being more active (& safely), regardless of your current activity level. It will be relevant to diabetes type 1 and type 2 and to all of us aged from 5 to 105!
This is a free all-day event, 9:30 until 4:30, with a free lunch and drinks!
There are various options for sessions to attend during the day. These will be allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis, so please register early to ensure your choice of sessions. Attendance and
You can choose 2 workshops as well as join in a free Cha Cha lesson to music and hear some excellent speakers including Muhammad Ali the professional boxer and Associate Professor Rob Andrews who as well as being a diabetes consultant, also specialises in activity and exercise for people with type 1 or type 2. Ponds Forge have also offered us swimming for £3 each during the day!
The workshops are:
- Children, teens, exercise + diabetes (discussion-based workshop)
- Children, teens, exercise + diabetes (activity-based workshop)
- Managing blood sugars during & after activity
- Getting (back) into movement & activity when you’ve got diabetes
- Motivation & confidence around movement + diabetes
- Training for sporting events when you’ve got diabetes
Being active with disabilities or diabetes-related conditions
Whatever your activity level...
- However long you've had diabetes...
- However old you are...
...this event is for you!
or look for Sheffield, Move-More-with-Diabetes UK – January 18th 2020 on the Eventbrite site.
If you’re not confident about using Eventbrite, please contact us at the November meeting or the December social, or by email: