Diabetes is Potentially Life Threatening
With a number of causes and factors including excess weight, diabetes continues to grow into one of the most significant medical threats of our time. Resulting from an insulin defect in the body, this chronic disease can cause many serious – potentially life threatening – conditions, including loss of sight, high blood pressure and cholesterol, as well as long term damage to the kidneys or nervous system. Without a doubt, diabetes is a very serious illness. Continue reading “Diabetes is Potentially Life Threatening”
Young people with disabilities
Young people with disabilities will be able to sample a range of Paralympics sports at leisure facilities all over the city next week.
Running from Monday 22 to Friday 26 August, the multi-sports training camp will see sessions being held at different leisure facilities each day around the city for young people 8-16 with disabilities. Continue reading “Young people with disabilities”
The 2012 Transport and Infrastructure working group helped to identify transport priorities across the region, supporting delivery of schemes through the Regional Transport Board and the supporting officer group.
The working group have helped to feed into ODA work on projects such as the Olympic Transport Plan, ensuring the views of the South East region are supported, particularly with the region hosting the rowing events at Eton Dorney. Work has also been done on consultations such as the designation of the Olympic Route Network, finalising the roads to be used for transporting athletes and the ‘Olympic Family’ around the time of the Games. The South East has both venue specific routes serving the rowing venue, as well as many of the access routes for the London venues and the sailing venue at Weymouth. Continue reading “Disability/Accessibility”
Enfield & Haringey are very proud of their Disability Section – set up in 1990. While some other clubs now cater for certain athletes with disabilities, EHAC are still unique in having a fully-fledged section of the club catering specifically for athletes with disabilities and special needs. Athletes of any ability or disability are welcome, and we have vast experience from grass roots right up to international level.
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