Our award-winning X-PERT Diabetes Prevention & Management Education Programme is designed to support anyone with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes regardless of treatment (newly diagnosed or established). Attending the X-PERT Diabetes programme will increase your knowledge, skills and understanding of your condition and help you to make lifestyle choices to manage your blood glucose levels more effectively. An overview of the X-PERT Diabetes Programme can be found here.
Book now to join our new group programme, held remotely on Zoom, starting Thursday 21st March 2024, 1.00pm–3.30pm
Session 1 – 21st March
Session 2 – 28th March
Session 3 – 4th April
Session 4 – 18th April
Session 5 – 25th April
Session 6 – 2nd May
We are passionate about the quality of our education. We believe that with a greater understanding of diabetes and weight management, you can make different choices towards transforming your health, reducing medication and ultimately achieving remission.
This course covers six sessions of education and learning, offering choices with flexible options:
- What is Prediabetes and Diabetes?
- Nutrition for Health including what to eat on different dietary approaches: Low Carbohydrate, Low Fat, Mediterranean, Intermittent Fasting.
- Carbohydrate Awareness of Everyday Foods
- Psychology of Eating, Food Labels and Physical Activity
- Possible Complications of living with diabetes
- Recapping & The Way Forward
Benefits of attending the programme:
You will have the opportunity to explore how your body works and how lifestyle modifications may help to improve your diabetes control. The aim is not to tell you what you should and shouldn’t do, but to help and support you in setting realistic goals to address concerns that you may have with your lifestyle such as what you eat and how active you are. Possible benefits from attending are:
Lower blood glucose
Dispelling dietary myths allowing increased dietary freedom
Increase carbohydrate awareness
Increased energy levels
Improved wellbeing and quality of life
Lower blood pressure
Lower blood cholesterol
Weight loss if appropriate
Reduced risk of heart disease and other long-term condition
Learning to deal with illness