Living Well Taking Control has been commissioned to deliver the Healthier You: NHS 

Diabetes Prevention Programme in Walsall.

If you are over 18 years old and have had a blood test within the last 12 months which indicates you are at a high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes (the most recent blood test will be used) then your GP may refer you to the programme.


GP practices are currently working to identify eligible patients through the NHS Health Checks programme or through reviewing patients on the register.


If you have any questions regarding your risk of developing diabetes please contact your GP practice.  

GP practices currently referring to the programme include:

Berkeley Practice

Birmingham Street Surgery

Darlaston Health Centre

The Keys Family Practice

Kingfisher Practice

Lockfield Surgery

Locksdown Practice

Moxley Medical Centre

Rough Hay Surgery

Stroud Practice

Willenhall Medical Practice

The Living Well Taking Control Director for your area is:

Luke Cronin

Luke manages a team of Facilitators, who carry out assessments, run group sessions and support participants throughout the programme.

What can I do myself?



  • Ensure you are taking the recommended amount of exercise - 'sedentary is the new smoking!'  research shows that being sedentary poses a significant risk to health

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