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Diabetes and Weight Management

National programmes and services to help prevent and manage diabetes

The programmes listed are all available across West Yorkshire. Other programmes and services may be available locally.

Let’s DiaBEAT this

Healthy Living

DESCRIPTION

Free online self-management programme and structured education pathway for adults with type 2 diabetes

CRITERIA

  • Aged 18 or over diagnosed with type 2 diabetes OR be a Carer or relative of a patient living with type 2 diabetes

EXCLUSIONS

  • Type 1 diabetic

REFERRAL PROCESS

Healthcare professionals and other care providers refer to the healthyliving.nhs.uk registration page

My Type 1 Diabetes

DESCRIPTION

Free online platform to help people manage type 1 diabetes: mytype1diabetes.nhs.uk

CRITERIA

Adults diagnosed with type 1 diabetes

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • Self-refer at: mytype1diabetes.nhs.uk
  • Share web address with suitable patients
  • Monthly progress report to primary care
  • Service approved until 2023

NHS Low Calorie Diet (pilot early 2022)

DESCRIPTION

A low calorie diet treatment for people who are overweight and living with type 2 diabetes. Offers low calorie, total diet replacement products; eg soups and shakes

CRITERIA

  • Aged 18 or over diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in last six years
  • BMI over 27 kg/m2 (or over 25 kg/m2 in people from Black and Asian ethnic groups

EXCLUSIONS

  • Insulin
  • Pregnant or plans in next six months
  • Breastfeeding
  • Active cancer (+/- treatment)

REFERRAL PROCESS TBC

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

DESCRIPTION

Free delivered over nine months - via phone, video, face-to-face, online or app

CRITERIA

  • Aged 18 or over - HbA1c in the last
  • 24 months (12 from April 2022) 42-47 mmol/mol or FPG 5.5-6.9 mmols/l
  • History GDM - HbA1c can be below 42mmol/mol or FPG 5.5
  • Benefits need to outweigh risk if aged 80 or over

EXCLUSIONS

  • Pregnancy
  • Current or previous diagnosis of type 2 diabetes

REFERRAL PROCESS

NHS Digital Weight Management Programme

DESCRIPTION

A free online or app based 12-week programme

CRITERIA

  • Aged 18 or over with hypertension or diabetes AND BMI over 30 (27.5 - adjusted appropriately for ethnicity)

EXCLUSIONS

  • Severe or moderate frailty
  • Pregnancy
  • Eating disorder, unmanaged co-morbidity, bariatric surgery

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • GP practice or healthcare professional
  • NHS digital eRS to NHSE/I referral hub
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