This free course is designed for people who have been recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. During the course, you will have two, three hour sessions on consecutive weeks.
We run sessions in a variety of locations during the morning, afternoon and on Saturday mornings. You need to be able to commit to attending both.
The sessions are informal – they’re an opportunity for you to discuss your condition with others who share similar experiences. There aren’t any tests or written work to complete. You can bring someone along to support and you’re not expected to contribute if you don’t want to. On average, about 12-15 people attend.
What to expect
The Type 2 education programme is split into two sessions:
Run by diabetes specialist nurse, the discussion includes:
The first hour is with a podiatrist on:
The second two hours are run by a dietitian with advice on:
How do I access the course?
You will need to request a referral from your GP or healthcare and be booked via Choose and Book to select a date that suits you. Alternatively you can self-refer onto the programme by calling our administration team.
We will notify your GP once you’ve completed the course.