Healthy weight

Support if you are living with type 2 diabetes and/or high blood pressure

Living with excess weight can cause serious health problems and there is a link between obesity and a wide range of diseases, most notably type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cancer, heart disease and stroke.

NHS digital weight management programme for adults living with obesity and diabetes or high blood pressure

The NHS Digital Weight Management Programme supports adults living with obesity, who also have either diabetes or high blood pressure or both, to improve their health and manage their weight.

The NHS Digital Weight Management Programme is a 12-week lifestyle and behavioural intervention that people can use on their smartphone or computer. It can be hard to keep healthy, but with support from this programme you can take control of your weight and significantly reduce further health risks.

Speak to your GP find out more about the NHS Digital Weight Loss Programme.

Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

Healthier You provides tailored, personalised support to help you reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. This includes education on healthy eating and lifestyle, help to lose weight and physical exercise programmes. Together, these have been proven to reduce the risk of developing this condition. Find out more about support to reduce your risk of diabetes.

If a blood test shows that you are at risk of type 2 diabetes, you should be referred to the service. You can self-refer to the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme or ask your GP for more information.

Walking Away From Diabetes

Walking Away From Diabetes is a half-day workshop designed to help you lower your blood sugar levels, improve your lifestyle, and stop you from developing Type 2 diabetes.

If your blood test shows that you're at risk of type 2 diabetes, call 0333 055 0095 for more information or ask your GP.

Page last updated: 13 September 2023


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