ARE YOU AT RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES? CHECK YOUR RISK SCORE AND ACCESS FREE TYPE 2 DIABETES PREVENTION SUPPORT HERE IN HEREFORDSHIRE & WORCESTERSHIRE, EITHER AS PART OF A LOCAL GROUP OR BY YOURSELF THROUGH OUR SIMPLE-TO-USE ONLINE APP!
KNOW YOUR RISK
Whether it's due to age, genetics or lifestyle, there are tens of thousands of people across Herefordshire & Worcestershire who are currently at high risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
Take our quick and simple quiz using the button below to calculate your current risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
We offer two options for taking part in the Healthier You: Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Programme.
1. You can join our coach-led group programme alongside others in your local area who are also reducing their risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
2. We offer an online app alternative, so you can complete the programme remotely with digital support from your local health coach.
This is a free, 9-month programme designed to significantly reduce your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and more generally improve your health.
MEET THE TEAM
Hereford & Worcs GP Liaison Officer
After recovering from binge eating, Kay decided to change her corporate career for one in public health. She has worked on the National Diabetes Prevention Programme since July 2017 and is passionate about helping people change their lifestyles for the better.
Greg has a Master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science and has researched the impact that lifestyle habits can have on the risk of chronic diseases. He has delivered on the programme for a number of years and has a wide range of knowledge and experience in helping people to reduce the risk of diabetes.
Lynne has over 30 years experience in Health, Fitness and Wellbeing and has a passion for helping people achieve an active healthy life. Having personal experience of helping someone in the family who has become a Type 2 Diabetic and having spent time as a nutritional coach she has an understanding of the barriers people face when making lifestyle changes.
“Having been a health coach for the NDPP for 3 years it has been amazing to watch how my patients change and grow in confidence whilst taking part in the programme ...even if at first, they don't believe they can make that lasting change it is always fantastic to see the end results!”
Sarah has a masters degree in Public Health nutrition and has many years experience of delivering health and wellbeing sessions in local communities. Her passion is helping people to improve their health and wellbeing through simple and enjoyable lifestyle changes.
Lynne has spent over thirty years working in the NHS and Higher Education supporting people to live healthy, happy lives in ways that feel right for them. Over the years this has involved a variety of clinical and advisory roles in behaviour change, advocacy, community engagement and change management. Lynne has a wide range of fitness qualifications alongside a Diploma in Mental Health Nursing, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, and a PhD in Cultural Studies.