Anyone can get Type 2 diabetes. But, being over 40 years old, being overweight or having a relative with it can increase our risk.

The good news is that there are steps you can take to lower your risk of diabetes:

You don’t have to do this all at once or even by yourself. Greenwich offers lots of support.

If you are at increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, you may be referred to the Greenwich Diabetes Prevention Programme. It’s designed  to help you:

  • find out more about your risk of developing the condition
  • make small changes that will improve your health and lower your risk
  • get support that is right for you

If you are at risk and registered with a Greenwich GP, your doctor can refer you for further support.

For more information, please visit NHS Choices.

Find out your diabetes risk score now by visiting Diabetes UK.

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