About the Founder

Diabetes Consults was founded by Boma Tonye Oburoh nee Iyagba mostly known as “Tonye” who is a registered UK independent prescriber clinical pharmacist with a special interest in diabetes and hypertension management.

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 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 the United Kingdom.


She was motivated to start the company after her mother died in Nigeria, due to a lack of specialist diabetes services resulting in a detrimental suboptimal management of her diabetes and blood pressure which eventually became fatal. 


She emulates her current practice and provides a continuous collaborative involvement of the multidisciplinary team in managing people living with diabetes and its complications aids to improve the delivery of efficient and impactful diabetes care services. 


She has chaired and also spoken as part of a panel on the Diabetes UK platform. She is an active member of a variety of associations such as Diabetes UK, UKPCA (Clinical Pharmacy Association UK), Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS) to name a few. 

About Diabetes Consults

Diabetes Consults is also a registered pharmacy in the United Kingdom regulated by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). We offer private pharmacy services which means we do not dispense NHS prescriptions. 

 

Our registration number is 9011717 

 

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We provide a range of over the-counter medications and expert advice on health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, raised cholesterol, travel health, immunisations, weight management and a range of other health services.