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This risk tool, created by Diabetes UK, will indicate whether you are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. It only takes a few minutes to complete and it could be the most important thing you do today.

https://riskscore.diabetes.org.uk/start

The Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme programme aims to reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by encouraging you to make changes to your lifestyle such as eating a balanced diet, increasing your levels of physical activity and focusing on weight management.

https://www.stopdiabetes.co.uk/

Diabetes UK is a leading UK charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of those living with diabetes. They explain what Type 2 diabetes is and what causes it, as well as ways that you can reduce your risks.

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/Type-2-diabetes

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/Preventing-Type-2-diabetes

The NHS website explains what Type 2 diabetes is, how to get diagnosed, how to treat the condition and how introducing healthy lifestyle changes can help reduce your risk.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/type-2-diabetes/

The UK government website includes facts and figures about how many people Type 2 diabetes and included information about lifestyles interventions and national policies that have been introduced to reduce the numbers.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/health-matters-preventing-type-2-diabetes/health-matters-preventing-type-2-diabetes

OneLife Suffolk can offer you a variety of FREE support services designed to give you the tools, advice and guidance you need to improve your lifestyle, reach your goals and sustain these changes for good. We can help you stop smoking, lose weight, and get more active.

www.onelifesuffolk.co.uk

Keep Moving Suffolk is a local campaign to keep people active in and around their own homes.

https://www.keepmovingsuffolk.com/

Couch to 5K is a free program that takes you from your couch to running a 5K in 9 weeks.

https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/couch-to-5k-week-by-week/

For more information and advice about how to look after your health and wellbeing.

https://www.healthysuffolk.org.uk/projects/5-ways-to-wellbeing

For easy ways to eat well and move more.

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life

Find out more information about diabetes, the treatments for diabetes and other useful resources.

https://ipswichandeastsuffolkccg.nhs.uk/Yourhealth/Stayinghealthy/Diabetes.aspx

When you’re managing a long term health condition, being active is about finding what works for you.

https://weareundefeatable.co.uk/

The Caribbean & African Health Support Forum and Suffolk County Council created a video about Type 2 diabetes. Watch it here:


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