Diabetes Week (13-19th June)

For Diabetes Week, we’re helping promote two digital structured education programmes that are available now across the whole of England:

Adults with type 1 diabetes

My Type 1 Diabetes is a free digital resource that offers tailored advice and information created by NHS experts and people living with type 1 diabetes. Adults with type 1 diabetes, their families and carers, and healthcare professionals can use this platform to access information about type 1 diabetes through videos, articles, and accredited online education courses.

How to join

The programme is available now via self-referral. Start using the programme today by visiting: https://www.mytype1diabetes.nhs.uk/

My Type 1 Diabetes can:

– Help participants understand more about type 1 diabetes and increase confidence to manage it.

– Signpost to content created by other expert organisations.

– Offer resources in up to 10 other languages including Polish, Spanish and Urdu.

– Support participants to set achievable goals for diabetes self-care.

Adults with type 2 diabetes

Healthy Living for people with type 2 diabetes is a free online structured education programme designed to help users learn more about type 2 diabetes. Healthy Living has been clinically proven and can help participants live well with type 2 diabetes.

The programme is available to anyone over the age of 18, living in England with type 2 diabetes. Carers of those living with type 2 diabetes can sign up too.

How to join

The programme is available now via self-referral. Start using the programme today by visiting: https://www.healthyliving.nhs.uk/

Healthy Living provides knowledge and information so users can:

– Feel confident in managing type 2 diabetes.

– Reduce diabetes-related distress.

– Improve health and wellbeing.

– Achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

– Feel motivated to continue making healthy lifestyle choices.


Thurrock Healthy Lifestyle Service

Have you been thinking about making a few changes to your lifestyle so you can improve your health and quality of life?

Whatever the reason may be, many of us want to cut down on those unhealthy habits. Whether it’s eating less, drinking less alcohol or quitting smoking for good, your local health service is here to help.

Thurrock Healthy Lifestyle Service is a integrated service that aims to provide a single point for residents to access the following services:

• NHS Health checks
• Stop Smoking Service
• Weight Management

Call the service today and one of their specialist advisors will discuss your current lifestyle. From a few simple questions, they will be able to assess which service would be helpful to give you support to make your life healthier and longer.

Contact details

To find out more about the service contact them using the contact information below:

Phone: 0800 292 2299
Email: [email protected]

You can self-refer to the service using the below referral form. Just follow the instructions in the document and return the form to the service.

 Thurrock Healthy Lifestyle Referral form (52 KB)

You can find out more about the service by downloading the below service leaflet. Please feel free to share:

 Thurrock Healthy Lifestyle Service leaflet (6.47 MB)


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