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What are some of the benefits of diabetes education programmes?

Examples of structured education courses include: Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating (DAFNE) for Type 1 diabetes, Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) and the X-PERT programme for Type 2 diabetes.

There are many experiences of people who have attended a structured education course saying that it has transformed their lives. You can read some of the testimonials on this website.

There is such convincing research behind the effectiveness of structured education programmes for people with diabetes, that the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) recommends they should be offered to every person with diabetes and/or their carer at and around the time of diagnosis, with annual reinforcement and review.

Find out more about the structured education programmes available near your home or workplace by doing a postcode search on this website. It is easy to register for a course near you.