Type 2 Diabetes Education
There are a variety of different diabetes education programmes within Bradford.
If you have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and would like us to refer you to one of these programmes, Please complete this form.
We can create you an account on MapMyDiabetes as well as referring you to one of the face-to-face programmes if you would like.
MapMyDiabetes is an online education and support system for people with type 2 diabetes. It can be used on your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
MapMyDiabetes lets you:
- Learn all about your diabetes
- Set goals to improve your health
- Record your own information
- Keep track of your progress
- Share your information with your GP and Nurse
The EMPOWER T2n programme helps people with type 2 diabetes understand what diabetes is, the effect it has on their body and how to make small, achievable changes to the food they eat and their everyday life.
This is a face-to-face course. Patients attend 1 session which lasts about 3-4 hours.
This is course is intended for patients who have not received this type of education before.
- Learn about what diabetes is and how it can affect them;
- Find ways to manage their diabetes more effectively;
- Understand the complications diabetes can cause;
- Understand how to improve their blood sugar levels; and
- Feel more confident in managing their diabetes, diet and lifestyle.
DiCE (Diabetes in Control Everyday)
DiCE run a variety of structured education programmes for people with type 2 diabetes.
|Comprehensive type 2 diabetes courses: 2.5 hours x 6 sessions|
|DiCE||What diabetes is and how to manage it|
|DiCE Insulin||How to manage diabetes when treated with insulin|
|DiCE Asian||Delivered in a South Asian language: How to manage diabetes tailored to Asian culture and tradition|
|One-off diabetes sessions: 2 hours x 1 session|
|Getting Started||Introduction to diet for people with type 2 diabetes|
|Carbs||Type 2 CHiPs session: Understanding carbohydrates, how to eat fewer and a personalised eating plan|
|Supermarket Tour||Understanding food labels, personalised food shopping tips and meal ideas|
|Comprehensive diabetes weight loss course: 2 hours x 12 sessions|
|Weight loss||How to lose weight when you have diabetes|
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