"I went to a DESMOND event "

About: Locala Community Partnerships CIC / Community diabetes service

(as the patient),

I went to a DESMOND event at Kirkburton Health Centre for diabetes management. The event was run by Mandy and Alison, one was a dietician and the other was a health professional.

The event was very helpful, interesting and informative – surprising how much sugar is in everyday food. Learned as much from the other people there about different doctor’s opinions about how much to test and different medication. DESMOND is well worth going on. I’d like to thank Mandy and Alison and also Claire Flowers for organising it.

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Response from Gemma Fowler, Integrated Governance Clinical Manager, Locala Community Partnerships

Hi Wish217

Your feedback has been passed on to the team and Claire would like to issue the following response;

"Thanks for your positive feedback about the DESMOND course you attended for diabetes management. As you mentioned in your post- learning from others as well as the health professionals at the course is a major part of DESMOND and we are glad you found the course informative and helpful. Please continue to tell people and help them understand what you have gained from your positive experience and how it has helped you to self manage your diabetes for the better.

If you require any further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01484 415534.Thanks


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