FOR people at risk of TYPE 2 DIABETES
Diabetes Prevent in Tayside
Provided by Oviva in partnership with NHS Tayside
About this programme
In this 9 month programme, you will be supported by a specialist dietitian to lose weight, improve blood glucose levels and build new habits to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. It’s free of charge and accessible via smartphone app or over the telephone.
Who can join?
To participate in the programme, you must be:
- Aged 18 or over
- At high risk of developing type 2 diabetes (identified from a blood test, or if you have previously had gestational diabetes)
- Motivated to change your lifestyle and able to commit to the 9 month programme
- Not pregnant
- Living in Angus, Dundee, or Perth and Kinross
Why should I join?
People on average lose 4.5kg
Reduce your risk of diabetes by up to 50%
Improve your blood glucose levels
Available on the NHS at no cost to you
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How is the programme delivered?
The programme is delivered by a company called Oviva, who work in partnership with the NHS, via smartphone app or over the telephone. There will be no need to travel for appointments – you can take part from the comfort of your own home, at a time that suits you.
What happens on the programme?
You will be matched with a specialist dietitian who will work with you to develop your own personalised healthcare plan. Over a period of 9 months, they will support you to make sustainable lifestyle changes and help you to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes in future. Backed by the latest science, you will receive regular input to support your journey towards a healthy body and mind. Through the Oviva app, you will also be able to track your food and activity, and to set and monitor goals to help you achieve the results you want.
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