Diabetes

Man checking his blood sugar levels

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

Knowledge is power in diabetes self-care

Living with a long term condition can be difficult and stressful. Whilst we all strive to provide optimal care for our patients the reality for those living with Type 1 diabetes is that on average, they will spend around 2-3 hours with a healthcare professional every year. Access to trusted information, resources and support is […]