Diabetes

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Watch The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme story

Each year, more and more people are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. This can lead to stroke, blindness, heart disease, kidney failure, limb amputation and early death. Find out how the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme can help those at high risk of Type 2 diabetes to make lifestyle changes and reduce their risk.

Watch Tom's story (NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme)

This animation follows Tom who has been told he is at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

It looks at how Tom can prevent the disease from developing and how he got the help and support he needed from the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.

News and blogs

New decision support tool marks important step in care for people living with type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is going through something of a global revolution – especially with the advancement of technology in aiding self-management. In recent years, the NHS has made big strides in giving access to new technology to the vast majority of people living with type 1 diabetes. Alongside access to technology, it’s vital that people […]