NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

A report published in the journal Diabetic Medicine indicates the ‘Healthier You: Diabetes Prevention Programme’ has signed up significantly more people than expected.  Progress of the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme: referrals, uptake and participant characteristics summarises the positive impact made by the programme during the early phase of its roll-out.  Characteristics of attendees suggest that the programme is reaching those who are both at greater risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and who typically access healthcare less effectively. Additional link: NHS England press release

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