The Word Café Podcast with Amax

S1 Ep. 40 A Diabetes Hero Without A Cape

September 29, 2021 Amachree Isoboye Afanyaa Season 1 Episode 40
The Word Café Podcast with Amax
S1 Ep. 40 A Diabetes Hero Without A Cape
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Show Notes

She is a diabetes hero without a cape. she will be dropping by the Café this weekend.

Boma Tonye Oburoh nee Iyagba mostly known as “Tonye” is a registered UK independent prescriber clinical pharmacist with a special interest in diabetes and hypertension management and the founder of Diabetes Consults. Tonye graduated from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom and is a member of the General Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (GPHC). 

She has a wealth of experience working in hospital settings both within the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom and the private sector and has chaired and also spoken on the Diabetes UK platform and hosts a variety of diabetes and health related events on her social media platforms. 

Tonye has undergone a variety of professional diabetes specialist training such as Programme for Injectable therapies (PITSTOP), Meeting educational requirement improving treatment (MERIT) just to name a few). 

Tonye currently works within the primary care setting in the United Kingdom with other healthcare professionals such as Endocrinologist, Diabetologist, Nephrologist, Podiatrist, Diabetes Specialist Nurses (DSN’s), Cardiologists, General Practitioners with Special interest in Diabetes, Clinical Pharmacist, etc. to collaboratively improve the delivery of efficient and impactful diabetes care services to local communities in Kent, United Kingdom. As part of her daily routine she manages other routine chronic diseases as well as triage and treatment of minor ailments. 
Tonye is an active member of a variety of associations such as Diabetes UK, UKCPA (Clinical Pharmacy association UK), and Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS) to name a few. 

To Tonye authenticity, compassion, dependability go a long way. She is giving of herself but within her ability. She hates to see injustice and believes everyone deserves a chance at what is right. 
Tonye is happily married with one daughter. She adores her family (immediate and extended and extends that love to friends and all she meets. At home her friends and family refer to her as Tonyelicuous because she has an infectious personality and smile. You can't have music and see Tonye sitting still (except she's not ready to display herself lol). 

She is a lover of God and actively involved in church life. She has a community spirit and embraces diversity so has many friends from all works of life.

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