Diabetes

‘It’s about mind-set – not just numbers on the scales’ says specialist at Durham Type 2 diabetes prevention trailblazer site

A specialist from Durham’s trailblazing ‘Just Beat It scheme’ preventing hundreds of people from developing Type 2 Diabetes says ‘it’s about the mind-set not just numbers on the scales’. The Just Beat It! Team sees up to 65 regular clients a week across Durham and the surrounding areas, delivering education around lifestyle intervention and exercise […]

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Prevention Programme can ease burden of diabetes on NHS

The new NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme will help ease the burden on primary care doctors and nurses as it is rolled out across the country over the next few years. Dr Matt Kearney, National Clinical Advisor to NHS England and Public Health England, says the programme will not only help GPs with their burgeoning workload […]

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Major bid to prevent illness with launch of national diabetes prevention drive

The NHS and Public Health in England will today (Thursday) start a major national initiative to prevent illness by unveiling the first ever at-scale National NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. Simon Stevens, NHS England’s Chief Executive, will announce the move in a major speech at the Diabetes UK conference in London.  The programme, which is a joint initiative […]

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