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Diabetes Professional Care Conference

15 & 16 November 2017 at Olympia, London

X-PERT Health is excited to be part of this year’s Diabetes Professional Care, which takes place at Olympia, London, on 15-16 November 2017. The event offers an unrivalled agenda of conference sessions and workshops, with one aim in mind: to provide you with the latest knowledge, thinking and innovations in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes. Diabetes Professional Care 2017 is for professionals only. Register for free HERE & come and say hello to us on Stand F20.

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X-PERT Conference & Awards Presentation & Photos

A huge thank-you to all those who attended the X-PERT Health Conference & Awards Ceremony ‘Educate not Medicate in the Prevention & Management of Diabetes’ which took place in Manchester on 21st September 2017. A very inspiring and fun day out was had!

Please find attached the presentation slides from the day and the link HERE will take you to the photographs taken.

The Audit Data Report 2017 for data captured between 1st January 2015-31st December is now available to view on the website.

29 September 2017/Author: Lisa Graham/Number of views (0)
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X-PERT Audit Award Report Sept 2017

We are pleased to share with you the X-PERT Audit Awards Report for data captured between 1st January 2015-31st December 2016

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X-PERT Insulin Programme re-launch! "Reduce or omit"

29th September 2017

We are pleased to announce that we are re-launching our X-PERT Insulin programme! This programme is designed for anybody who takes insulin to manage their diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2). The theme of the new and improved programme is “reduce or omit”, with a focus on helping people to make lifestyle changes that can help them reduce the amount of insulin they need to take.

29 September 2017/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (232)
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Fat but fit?

15th August 2017

According to the media new research has debunked the idea that you can be "fat but fit", but are these reports really true? We take a look at the study behind the stories.

15 August 2017/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (382)
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X-PERT Blog 26: Body weight set point – The key to sustainable weight loss?

11th August 2017

Sustainable weight loss can only be achieved when you reduce your body's set point. This weeks blog explains how you may achieve this.

11 August 2017/Author: Matt Whitaker/Number of views (828)
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GP & Practice Nurse Training

This 2-day training course addresses the evidence-based lifestyle approaches to halt and even reverse the progression of the metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes and presents options for educating patients with these conditions. The price of £600 +VAT includes overnight accommodation and meals including the evening meal. If the weather is nice, we’ll do a guided walk at teatime. It’s held at our training centre: Linden Mill, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 7DP.

Start time is 1pm on Monday 5th February 2018, then a full day on Tuesday 6th February and finishes at 1pm on Wednesday 7th February 2018.

01 August 2017/Author: Lisa Graham/Number of views (292)
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X-PERT Blog 25: Anecdotes or analysis? Why stories can (sometimes) beat studies

25th July 2017

Research is important and is quite rightly used to guide public health policy and advice. However, sometimes this research doesn't tell the whole story. This blog takes a look at why those anecdotes which are so often dismissed just might give some clues as to what could work for you.

25 July 2017/Author: Sean Wheatley/Number of views (491)
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X-PERT Blog 24: Exercise - good for our gut?

3rd July 2017

We all know that physical activity is good for us, but could it also offer benefits for our gut health? This week's blog looks at this new and expanding area of research.

03 July 2017/Author: Kirstie Lamb/Number of views (340)
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