They are the leading charity for people affected by diabetes. From care and support to prevention, campaigning, fundraising and research, it works to tackle the fastest-growing health threat in the UK. (There are currently 4.6 million people in the UK living with diabetes.)
As the UK’s leading diabetes charity, employing around 400 members of staff, its mission is to support those living with diabetes, prevent Type 2 diabetes, make research breakthroughs and ultimately find a cure. The charity’s success in these areas relies on inspiring a range of different groups – people with diabetes, volunteers, healthcare professionals, donors, commercial partners and the staff of Diabetes UK – to help meet these challenges. The expertise and motivation of staff are crucial in helping Diabetes UK work towards its many aims and objectives.