Information for GPs and Health Professionals

Healthier You Bath, NE Somerset, Swindon & Wiltshire is a nine-month behaviour change programme that helps supports those at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Participants receive support to change their lifestyle in a friendly and supportive group environment.

Reed Momenta is delivering the programme to people in Bath, Swindon, NE Somerset & Wiltshire, largely referred by primary care, at a range of community venues.

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People in Bath, NE Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire are at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes

Participant Journey

On referral, participants have a 20 minute individual assessment, including: Height, weight and so BMI; Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale questionnaire; POCT HbA1c baseline blood glucose reading (if no test in last three months); and very brief advice on smoking cessation where appropriate.

Eligible participants attend 18 one hour group sessions over 40 weeks. Extensive supporting resources provided, including handouts, trackers and a pedometer.

Be Aware – Understanding health risks

Eat Well – Nutrition guidance

Take Control – Behaviour change

Move More – Physical activity support

More than 2,000 people are referred into our services every month.

Who is eligible?

Adults 18+

Who are not pregnant at time of referral

Blood glucose level

In the past 12 months that indicates prediabetes (HbA1c 42 – 47 mmol/mol; FPG 5.5 – 6.9 mmol/l)

Not already affected

Those with no subsequent diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes

Refer someone securely by:

Or by calling us on 0800 092 1191

For your patients:

We have a page of resources available to support explanation of the service to your patients