Diabetes Prevention

Find out if you’re one of over 5 million people in the UK who are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, and programmes available to support you.

Website: www.preventing-diabetes.co.uk

Sound Doctor for Diabetes

A new web based library of 300 film and audio patient information videos, designed to help people understand more about some long term conditions.

Website: www.livewellcampaign.co.uk

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is the leading UK charity for people affected by diabetes.

Facebook: @diabetesuk

Twitter: @DiabetesUK

Telephone: 0345 123 2399

Website: www.diabetes.org.uk/in_your_area/eastern

Email: hepline@diabetes.org.uk 

NEEDS - North East Essex Diabetes Service

The purpose of the group is to provide a single place for people living with diabetes to meet and learn more about the condition. At the meetings, members hear updates about NEEDS, share new ideas and listen to interesting speakers on diabetes.

Facebook: @NEEDiabetesService

Twitter: @DiabetesNEEDS

Website: www.diabetesneeds.co.uk

NEEDS Young People

In North East Essex there are around 450 people living with diabetes under the age of 30 and the majority of these young people have their care provided by the North East Essex Diabetes Service (NEEDS).

Website: www.diabetesneeds.co.uk/young-people

Better Living

Find practical help with managing Type 2 diabetes in our informative toolkit.

Telephone: 0162 853 7900

Website: www.better-living.co.uk

Email: DSO-UK@takeda.com


British Dietetic Association (BDA) is the only body in the UK representing the whole of the dietetic workforce.

Facebook: @BritishDieteticAssociation

Twitter: @BDA_Dietitians

Telephone: 0121 200 8080

Website: www.bda.uk.com/foodfacts/home#medical_conditions