Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a collections of the questions we get asked the most. If you can’t find the answer to your question, please do not hesitate to contact us, we’d love to hear from you.

Questions about Gloucester Diabetes UK Group

Q. What is Gloucester Diabetes UK Group?
Q. How much does it cost to join?
Q. When do you meet?
Q. Where do you meet?

Questions about Diabetes UK

Q. What is Diabetes UK?
Q. How do I join Diabetes UK?

Questions about Gloucester Diabetes UK Group


Q. What is Gloucester Diabetes UK Group?
A. The Gloucester Diabetes UK Group was started in 2008  as the  Glevum Voluntary Group and is run by people with diabetes or who care for somebody with the condition. Therefore we understand what it is like to live with diabetes and what the issues (be they real or perceived) can be. The aim of the group is to provide support, understanding and friendship for local people with diabetes or who care for someone with diabetes. Our full history can be found on our About Us page

Q. How much does it cost to join?
A. It is free to join. However we hold a raffle each month and the money from this goes towards our running costs, also any donations for the tea and coffee is greatly appreciated.

Q. When do you meet?
A. We meet at 7.30pm on the second Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October and December.  The April meeting date may vary, depending on the date of Easter; check the Meeting & Events page for details

Q. Where do you meet?
A. We meet at Christ Church, Heron Way,  Abbeydale, Gloucester GL4 5EQ.

Click on map to enlarge    Christ Church Location map

Questions about Diabetes UK


Q. What is Diabetes UK?
A. Diabetes UK is the largest organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition. More information can be found our About Diabetes UK page and at Diabetes UK website.

Q. How do I join Diabetes UK?
A. You can become a Diabetes UK support member by visiting Diabetes UK website.