Diabetes awareness roadshow in Northumberland

People in Northumberland are being offered free testing for their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes at a healthy lifestyle roadshow.

Diabetes UK, will visit Ashington on May 9, to offer risk assessments which show if people are likely to develop the condition because of their lifestyle and diet.

The charity estimates 4,300 people have undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes in Northumberland. The roadshow will highlight the risk factors and encourage members of the public to make lifestyle changes.

For more information visit the Diabetes UK website.