NHS Diabetes Prevention

Patient information
You have taken an important first step and found out you are at high risk of Type 2 diabetes. The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme will help you take control of your health, supporting you to make changes to your diet, weight and the amount of physical activity you do. Taking action now is very important as it can stop you developing Type 2 diabetes.

What are the stages of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme? 

Initial assessment:
Programme overview, including
understanding individual needs
and motivations
Assess lifestyle scores
Signposting onto other services   

Group sessions:
Fortnightly sessions:
1 Understanding diabetes
2 What is a balanced lifestyle?
3 Thinking about getting active?
4 What is a healthy diet?
5 Practical solutions for a healthier you
6 Enjoying my physical activity           

Monthly sessions: 
7 Know your health
8 Values and obstacles
9 Stress, mindfulness and mindful eating
10 Physical activity within my community
11 Habits, self-compassion and visualisation
12 Sleep and creating your health blue print
13 Designing my physical activity planent

End of programme
one-to-one review:
Reassess lifestyle scores
Evaluation of progress
Evaluation of service
Signposting onto other services
Goal setting and review                                                                                                                                                                                          

How to join
If you have been told you are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and haven’t already been referred to our service: Ask your GP, nurse or NHS Health Check professional to refer you to your local Healthier You programme or self refer on our website or by contacting us:
info@preventing-diabetes.co.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                 0333 577 3010


For further information on your diabetes and how to manage it please go to Diabetes UK  or ring them on 0345 123 2399  


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