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, teachers and doctors can learn more about diabetes this Friday as Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium This article is about a football ground. For the baseball stadium now under a different name, see Commerce Bank Park. For the cricket ground, see Riverside Ground.
The Riverside Stadium
 hosts a special events day in advance of World Diabetes Day on Saturday.

Reaching out to all those who care or work with children with diabetes the aim is to improve knowledge and boost confidence.

The event, organised by the James Cook University Situated in the tropical gardens of the campus, the halls of residence provide students with modern social and sporting facilities as well as the opportunity to choose between catered or self-catered accommodation.  Hospital's children's diabetes team, will also enable them to meet others in the same situation.

"Diabetes affects every aspect of a family's life," says Kelly Rowe, specialist nurse for children with diabetes at James Cook University Hospital The James Cook University Hospital is a 1010 bed major tertiary hospital and district general hospital in Marton, Middlesbrough. It forms part of the South Tees Hospitals NHS Trust, along with the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton. . "There are implications for everyone from the immediate family to grandparents."

IMPACT: Kelly Rowe The impact goes out still further into nurseries, childminders and schools.

"Diabetes is a serious medical condition, one which the child and family are forced to consider at all times, it is a big responsibility."

Kelly says if not correctly treated it can have devastating dev·as·tate  
tr.v. dev·as·tat·ed, dev·as·tat·ing, dev·as·tates
1. To lay waste; destroy.

2. To overwhelm; confound; stun: was devastated by the rude remark.

"Loss of sight, renal damage and loss of limbs, it can be a terrible disease to have if you don't look after yourself properly."

Fortunately there's plenty of research going on and things are moving forward.

World Diabetes Day offers an opportunity to raise awareness and educate people about the condition.

"There are still so many misconceptions," says Kelly. "Many people don't know Don't know (DK, DKed)

"Don't know the trade." A Street expression used whenever one party lacks knowledge of a trade or receives conflicting instructions from the other party.
 the difference between Type 1 and Type 2. They assume that your child must have an unhealthy diet. But Type 1 diabetes type 1 diabetes
See diabetes mellitus.
 is just bad luck, there is nothing they could have done to prevent it."

Type 2, however, can be caused by lifestyle habits.

Neither currently have a cure, but the effects of Type 2 can be greatly improved with changes in lifestyle.

Kelly says: "People think that Type 1 is worse, but Type 2 is just as bad. You may not be on injected medication but the risk, if not treated properly, is just as severe."


IMPACT: Kelly Rowe
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Publication:Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)
Date:Nov 9, 2009
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