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Digital Weight Management Programme

This NHS service is new in July 2021 to all patients with Type 1 or 2 Diabetes and/or Hypertension who have a BMI greater than 30. It provides a 12 week programme which involves digital content and 'human coaching'. You can access this service by referral from the GP only. It is completely free so if you are interested please get in touch with reception staff via the telephone number or email address below.
0191 477 6955

Healthy Living For People Living With Type 2 Diabetes

Healthy Living is a free online NHS service for people living with type 2 diabetes. It provides knowledge and information that will support you to manage your condition. It includes: information about type 2 diabetes and its treatments; advice on emotional and mental wellbeing; advice with adopting and maintaining healthy behaviours with food and exercise.
0191 249 7801

Better Living

Find practical help with managing Type 2 diabetes through this informative toolkit.
0162 853 7900

Diabetes UK

Whether you're looking for diabetes information, or just someone to talk to – we are here to help you. Our incredible supporters help us to provide our helpline, local support groups, Type 1 events, online Learning Zone, and even insurance - to name just a few. From knowing your diabetes risk, to learning to live well with diabetes, we have a wide variety of support available to you.
0345 123 2399