OVER 4,500 PEOPLE IN JERSEY HAVE DIABETES
With a gift in your legacy, we can help change the lives of people with diabetes.
If left untreated, diabetes can lead to blindness, amputation, kidney failure and even death.
Diabetes occurs when the pancreas slows down or stops the production of insulin.
Diabetes Jersey helps thousands of people in Jersey living with diabetes maintain a healthy life.
Your donations help to provide:
- Diabetes nurses
- Type 2 diabetes tests
- Type 1 diabetes patch monitors
- Diabetes monitoring kits
- Psychologist support
- Podiatry care
EVERY DAY IN JERSEY 1 MORE PERSON CONTRACTS DIABETES
DIABETES JERSEY CREATES PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE VALUE OF BEING TESTED FOR DIABETES.
Type 1 diabetes is a condition in which the pancreas is completely unable to produce insulin. It tends to occur in children of any age and cannot be prevented. There is no cure and requires a lifetime of insulin monitoring to stay healthy.
Type 2 TESTING FOR DIABETES IS SIMPLE, QUICK AND EFFECTIVE.
Type 2 diabetes is when the pancreas cannot produce sufficient insulin or the body that cannot use it effectively. It tends to occur in adulthood, but has become more common in teenagers and children with obesity. Type 2 can be reversed if detected early enough.
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Gifts in wills make an extraordinary contribution and there are many instances where a generous gift from a legacy has enabled Diabetes Jersey to undertake a project or projects to benefit disadvantaged people in the community that it could not otherwise have contemplated.
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