Diabetes Prevention Week April 16-22 2018

Diabetes-risksApril 16-22 is Diabetes Prevention Week. Wokingham Library and other libraries in the Borough now stock books and leaflets that can help raise public awareness of the risks  of Type 2 Diabetes and how it can be prevented.

Type 2 diabetes can lead to stroke, blindness, heart disease, kidney failure, limb amputation and early death. Find out if you are at risk by visiting diabetes.org.uk/risk #PreventingType2

Certain groups are at high-risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. You can help to prevent it by eating healthily, being more active & losing weight. Calculate your risk at diabetes.org.uk/risk – and ask your GP practice about the NHS #Type2Diabetes Prevention Programme #PreventingType2

The NHS #T2Diabetes Prevention Programme provides free, personalised, tailored advice on eating healthily, being more active and losing weight. Ask your GP or Practice Nurse if you are eligible to take part – and assess your own risk at diabetes.org.uk/risk #PreventingType2