Preventing Diabetes – Know Your Risk
Finding out your risk of type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. It could be the most important thing you do today.
Follow this link to calculate your risk score – https://riskscore.diabetes.org.uk/
How can i reduce my risk of type 2 diabetes?
You’ve just found out that you’re at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But you don’t have it yet.
That’s the really good news. It means that you can now get support and find out about programmes that can delay or prevent type 2 diabetes. On this page you will learn how the risk of type 2 diabetes can be reduced. Find out more – https://www.diabetes.org.uk/diabetes-the-basics/types-of-diabetes/type-2/can-diabetes-be-prevented
Diabetes support services and education for Greater Manchester:
The Stockport Diabetes Service use their Facebook page to enable the service to share current and up to date information and news to support individuals with diabetes and carers of people with diabetes. Social Media is an excellent tool to inform and educate about all aspects of diabetes and diabetes care.
Do you have Type 2 Diabetes?
The X-PERT is a 6 week group education programme. It will help you understand more about diabetes and how you can manage it through lifestyle changes. It is suitable for anyone newly diagnosed and those who have had diabetes for a while but want to learn more.
Each programme is ru by 2 experienced health professionals who will guide you through all aspects of your diabetes. It is a 2.5 hour session each week for 6 weeks. It is important that you attend all the sessions to fully benefit from the course. If you wish you may bring along a family member or friend. The X-PERT is run on different days in various venues around Stockport.
Please see the link below for more information