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Digital diabetes prevention

Online support for people at risk of type 2 diabetes can help stop people from going on to develop the condition. In pilot schemes, offering convenient, 24/7 access to online advice significantly boosted the numbers joining the diabetes prevention programme.

Almost seven in 10 people, 68%, referred to digital schemes took part compared with around half of those offered face-to-face support. Around 40,000 people take part in the NHS England diabetes prevention scheme each year.  More....