"This is about you, and you being empowered to live more healthily with diabetes. Because diabetes health matters."
- Dr Joan St John, General Practitioner with Special Interest in Diabetes.
With 'Diabetes Health Matters', Dr Joan St John shares her lifetime experience caring for people from many different backgrounds and origins to tackle the hottest topics encountered through her practice. Dr St John brings together people with lived experience, healthcare professionals and other experts for a series of meetings focused particularly on African and Caribbean health. But the information you will hear about is universal and can be used by anyone.
In this episode, Dr Joan St John will be joined by Grace Vanterpool, MBE, Consultant Nurse in Diabetes. Together, they will address the questions and concerns that follow an initial diabetes diagnosis. This episode will include live interactions with participants and the lived experience stories of acclaimed comedian Geoff Schumann, and Chantelle Bedeau.