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Diabetes Wellness Weekend 2010 | March 23, 2010

The 10th annual DRWF Diabetes Wellness Weekend will be at Milton Hill House in Abingdon, Oxfordshire from Fri 29th Oct – Monday 1st Nov 2010. The weekend events includes a wine and soft drink reception on Friday night, a Dinner and dance on Saturday night, as well as the full eductional programme.

The weekend is for people living with diabetes and those with an interest in diabetes, who would like to learn more about this condition and improve their lifestyle and personal management.

On Saturday evening DRWF will be holding a special dinner and dance to mark the occasion as the tenth Diabetes Wellness Weekend. Location and Accommodation Milton Hill House, once the former home of the Singer family, now owned by De Vere, is a hotel and conference centre with state of the art facilities.

The house sits in its own private grounds and is surrounded by twenty two acres of tranquil park and woodland. It boasts its own indoor pool, mini-gym, spa, sauna and steam room. The Event Programme Over the course of the weekend DRWF will run a programme of interactive talks, discussions, presentations and workshops focusing on different aspects of diabetes. The programme will cover many different subjects including healthy eating, looking after your eyes, facts about diabetes, looking after your feet, diabetes research and some gentle exercise classes.

The actual cost of this event is £375 per person, however DRWF are pleased to be able to subsidise this cost for members with a special 15% discount, which brings the cost down to £319 per person. If you decide to book your place by March 31st 2010 DRWF will also offer you an additional 5% early bird discount, which brings the cost down further to £303 per person. That’s a huge 20% saving of £72 per person.

Here’s what’s included in the cost
Three nights full board accommodation
Use of all the hotel facilities
All meals, including breakfast, lunch and dinner
Unlimited refreshments and snacks from the complimentary café points
Wine and soft drink reception on Friday night
Dinner and dance on Saturday night
The full educational programme
Participation in all activities and exercise classes
Exhibitor room
DRWF welcome pack

For more information on this event please contact Lee Calladine, Events Co-ordinator on 02392 636133 or email:

via: Diabetes Research Wellness Foundation


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