THE importance of understanding diabetes will be the focus of the next meeting of the St Helens and District Group of Diabetes UK.

Jan Cardwell, a Diabetes Nurse Specialist at St Helens Hospital will be explaining about the condition and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle on Wednesday, February 6 at 7.30pm at St Helens Town Hall.

Admission is free.

For information contact C Bowmaker on 0151 480 0821.