Reducing your risk of diabetes
Healthier YOU NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) - A national joint initiative between NHS England Public Health England and Daibetes UK, is a free service for people who are at high risk of developing diabetes.
Participants are supported to make lifestyle changes that are proven to significantly reduce their chances of developing diabetes.
Heath Lane surgery refers all patients who are identified as being at high risk of developing diabetes to enable them to have the opportunity to receive a personalised support plan, including advice on healthy eating and lifestyle, help to lose weight and physical exercise programmes enabling them to take full control of their health.
Diabetes is a common disease that statistically affects 3.9 million people in the UK and has potentially serious complications. It is the most common cause of:
- Blindness in Adults
- Kidney Problems
- Leg Amputations (Other than accidents)
- Having Diabetes makes you 5 times more likely to suffer heart attacks or strokes
If you have been referred you will be contacted by the course provider to offer a place on the course.
Please Note that if you do not wish to take this valuable opportunity you can decline if you are contacted.