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NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

Treatment of diabetes is estimated to cost the NHS £10 billion per year and this cost is indicated to rise to £17 billion in the next 25 years. Evidence shows that people with diabetes are more at risk of developing further complications and long-term conditions. In fact the NHS states that if you have diabetes you are up to five times more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke.

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP)

Treatment of diabetes is estimated to cost the NHS £10 billion per year


This cost indicated to rise to £17 billion in the next 25 years. Evidence shows that people with diabetes are more at risk of developing further complications and long-term conditions. In fact the NHS states that if you have diabetes you are up to five times more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke.

Coming to Devon this Summer

Learn how to manage your long-term health condition

On a self management uk course, you will learn how you can manage your health better. Devon courses start this month. Call 03333 445 840 to find out more.

Our tutors have experience of living with healthconditions and can support you to:

  • feel more confident
  • set goals
  • communicate better with your healthcare team and your family and friends
  • learn that you are not alone
  • manage your medication

 

The power of the mind

In his article for the Daily Mail, John Naish talks about his struggle with chronic pain and how he overcame it using the power of his mind. Read more about his story below along with others who have used self-management techniques to live better lives.

Is using the power of your MIND the best way to beat chronic pain?

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