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 Year’s resolutions and personalised care – any similarities?

GP Dan Alton, from Wargrave Surgery in Berkshire West, explains how the Population Health Management Programme led to more personalised care for diabetic patients in South Reading and Wokingham. Watch a film with patients Steve and Michele who benefitted from the new approach. Thinking about my New Year’s resolution I couldn’t help but draw some unusual […]