The South Somerset Diabetes Prevention programme is a free service for people who are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
The Diabetes Prevention Programme is a behaviour change programme where people learn about diet, physical activity and strategies to improve their overall health; all aimed at reducing their risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
Normally, people access the programme through their GP however, due to the pandemic and the subsequent pressure that our GP practices are facing, for a limited time we have enabled a self-referral option via the Diabetes UK ‘Know Your Risk Score’ – a check list of questions that can determine a person’s risk factors – This has also enabled the programme to become more accessible to people within the area.
The risk tool can be accessed via the link below:
More information about the programme can be found at: