Diabetes Health Trainer

Recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes?

If you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the last 12 months and you would like to learn how to manage diabetes and improve your health and wellbeing, you can find the right support with Healthy You. Our team of Diabetes Health Trainers can work with you on a 1-2-1 basis to make changes that could make a real impact, however big or small. Diabetes Health Trainers have a wealth of training and expertise in to guide and support you to lead a healthier life. You will work in partnership with your health trainer and develop a bespoke plan that is tailored to your individual lifestyle and goals. 

What support can you get from a Diabetes Health Trainer?

With this service you’ll be assigned your own Diabetes Health Trainer, who will help you to set realistic, health related goals. They will offer support in helping you to understand type 2 diabetes and the impact it has on your own lifestyle. Your Diabetes Health Trainer will work with you to find out what lifestyle changes you could make and, with 6 sessions of healthy lifestyle support, they can help you with many elements of your health such as;

  • Managing diabetes
  • Healthy eating for diabetes
  • Maintaining healthy weight
  • Increasing physical activity

Who can get healthy with us?

This is a pilot programme and, at this stage, patients registered with the 5 early adopter, GP practice, sites across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough can join the Diabetes Health Trainer service.

These are:

  • Boroughbury Medical Centre & Paston
  • Cathedral Medical Centre (Ely), St George’s Medical Centre & St Mary’s Surgery
  • Staploe Medical Centre, Burwell Surgery & Haddenham Surgery
  • Hampton Health & Octagon Medical Practice
  • Clarkson Surgery, North Brink Practice, Parson Drove Surgery & Trinity Surgery

If you are registered with one of the above practices and you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the last 12 months, please discuss the service with your GP who will be able to be refer you to Healthy You for support.