Optician to support diabetes charity

A Berwick opticians is helping magnify the impact of a nationwide awareness drive by Diabetes UK this June.

Friday, 1st June 2018, 10:30 am
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The store is showing its support for the charity by donating £1 for every eye test carried out in store over the course of Diabetes Week (June 11-17).

Customers will also be invited to make a donation in return for specs repairs performed during the awareness week.

Craig Bell, director at Specsavers in Berwick, said: “We have heard the call to #talkaboutdiabetes this June. And not only do we want to spark a conversation here in Berwick, we want to support Diabetes UK in its invaluable work to tackle the health condition, which affects more people in the UK than dementia and cancer combined.

“Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can lead to eye damage, so this cause is particularly resonant with us as eyecare experts.”

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Diabetes UK is the nation’s leading diabetes charity, which cares for, connects with and campaigns alongside and behalf of all people affected by and at risk of diabetes. This Diabetes Week, Diabetes UK are encouraging people with diabetes to share their experiences and help fight diabetes.

To book your eye test this Diabetes Week or to make a donation, visit Specsavers in Berwick or contact the team on 01289 301 180.