DESMOND - Type 2
DESMOND is the longest standing course for people with Type 2 diabetes. You will work in a group to discuss health and lifestyle choices, learning shared experiences. The courses are delivered by quality assured Educators.
Live Well - Type 2
Live Well is a relaxed and informal course focusing on the person living with diabetes. Delivered in groups of up to 18 people courses are typicallly delivered over one day or split into 2 days.
X-PERT - Type 2
X-PERT is a group course delivered in 2 ½ hour sessions lasting for 6 weeks, the use of visual aids and discovery learning help promote diabetes self-management which follow NICE guidelines.
Second Nature - Type 2
Second Nature is a 3-month online programme to support people to build healthier habits and help manage Type 2 diabetes. We provide: QISMET accredited Type 2 Diabetes structured education, health-tracking technology and personalised health coaching from a dietician.
EMPOWER - Type 2
EMPOWER will help you understand what type 2 diabetes is and the effect it has on your body. In an enjoyable yet informative way, we will discuss how to make small, achievable changes to the food you eat and your everyday life so that you can live well with diabetes.
MyDesmond - Type 2
MyDesmond is an online interactive self-management programme for people with type 2 diabetes. It is based on the award winning Desmond self-management diabetes education programme,
X-PERT Diabetes Digital - Type 2
X-PERT Diabetes Digital platform includes all six sessions from the award-winning X-PERT Health structured group education. Content is delivered through animated videos, quizzes, games and interactive goal setting with in-built tracking devices and user forum.
“I certainly lost a lot of weight. Around the time I was diagnosed with Type 2, I was about 11 stone and now I'm at my target weight which is 9.5 stone. The DESMOND course was useful. In my opinion it's ideal for the newly diagnosed person who doesn't know anything about Type 2 diabetes.”