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Have type 2 diabetes? This programme is available in the following areas...

 Hillingdon

MyDESMOND

The Leicester Diabetes Centre presents the online version of the award winning Desmond self-management diabetes education programme.

Bringing together all the content and research evidence from the face-to-face programme onto a portable interactive web based platform to help you care for your own diabetes in a positive way.

Speak to your Hillingdon GP to get your free space

MyDESMOND

MyDESMOND is a convenient interactive e-learning platform based on the award winning DESMOND Newly Diagnosed module. The programme covers:

  • Diabetes & glucose
  • Understanding the risk factors and complications associated with diabetes
  • Physical activity
  • Food choices
  • Planning for the future

Work your way through the information at a pace that suits you. Create and review your own personal health goals with the interactive action plans.

Record useful personal information such as your:

  • HbA1c
  • Exercise activities
  • Blood pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Weight

Programme inclusion criteria

 Type 2 diabetes - newly diagnosed or established, HbA1c 48mmol/mol and above

 Have access to a device that can access your app (smart phone, tablet or computer)

 18 years or older

Location symbol Registered with a GP practice in Hillingdon

 Shop, book holidays or bank online OR

 Currently use wearable technology that tracks your steps

Interactive Learning

Learn more about type 2 diabetes and refresh your knowledge with our 8-weekly booster sessions.

Activity Tracking

Track your activity levels and even link up to the Fitbit or Google Fit.

Monitor Your Health

Track your weight, blood pressure, HbA1c, diet and cholesterol with our trackers

Challenges

Compete with others in our community on the global leader boards

Ask The Expert

The multi-disciplinary team at the Leicester Diabetes Centre are here for you

Community

Chat with others in our DESMOND community

Set Goals

Set daily goals that fit around your lifestyle

Buddies

Invite your friends and family to join you in your journey

MyDESMOND key facts

100% remote

Type 2

 2500 course places

 

The programme has encouraged me to keep going and not just with the exercise, it has encouraged me to knock my calories down.

MyDESMOND user

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