Brent Health Matters - Diabetes

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. About 90 per cent of diabetes sufferers in the UK have Type 2 diabetes, which is largely preventable through healthy living, which includes adding physical activity and a balanced diet into your lifestyle. Please see a list of resources available at the bottom of this page, or go to for more information.



‘Help Save Mrs Ari’s Kingdom!’ Diabetes Prevention Poster Competition


Mrs Ari the Lion, the Queen of the Vanni forest has come to the Borough of Brent asking for urgent help from human most of the animals in her kingdom are suffering from a disease called 'diabetes'. Mrs Ari the Lion thinks that it all started when the animals changed their good eating and living habits. She wants to know what humans are doing to avoid getting diabetes so that she can use the tips and tricks to save her animal kingdom.


Design a poster to help Mrs Ari the Lion, the Queen of the Vanni forest save her animal kingdom 
‘What are humans doing to avoid getting diabetes?’


Win vouchers worth £125, £75, and £50 from a retailer of your choice! All participants will be presented with a certificate.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winner will be chosen in primary and secondary age groups.

The winning poster designs and other submissions will be used for future Diabetes Prevention Campaigns in Brent!

How to enter

Anyone under the age of 18 studying or living in Brent can participate.

Please email one poster to or by post to:
Brent Health Matters Team
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Wembley, HA9 0FJ

Competition closes Wednesday 5 January 2022