This information is for people who have recently been told that they have Type 2 diabetes.
There is plenty of evidence to demonstrate that if people are informed about their condition, they are much more likely to manage it effectively and therefore stay in better health.
The most important member of the team looking after your diabetes is you
You will benefit from understanding the condition and doing as much as you can to stay healthy. By clicking on the links below, you will find some general information about diabetes and how you can manage your condition. Please do take time to read this information.
There is also a comprehensive Type 2 diabetes e-learning package from Diabetes UK and Bupa
EDEN: Effective Diabetes Education Now!
2-hour group session:An introduction to talking therapies
Sessions have been designed to help people living with Diabetes to look after their mental wellbeing.* The session will signpost the support available: sowing the seeds for individual to evaluate their mental health.
Dates currently held at the Leicester Diabetes Centre (Leicester General Hospital)
Wednesday 12th February 2020 10-12am
Tuesday 25th February 2020 2-4pm
Date currently held at the Castle Medical Group (Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire LE65 2LP)
Tuesday 28th January 2020 2-4pm
To book please call the EDEN team on: 0116 2588917 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Not for people living with diabetes and a severe mental illness.
For further information see www.edendiabetes.com