Diabetes Health Trainer

If you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the last 12 months and you would like to learn how to manage diabetes and improve your health and wellbeing, you can find the right support with Healthy You. Our team of Diabetes Health Trainers can work with you on a 1-2-1 basis to make changes that could make a real impact, however big or small. Diabetes Health Trainers have a wealth of training and expertise in to guide and support you to lead a healthier life. You will work in partnership with your health trainer and develop a bespoke plan that is tailored to your individual lifestyle and goals. 

With this service you’ll be assigned your own Diabetes Health Trainer, who will help you to set realistic, health related goals. They will offer support in helping you to understand type 2 diabetes and the impact it has on your own lifestyle. Your Diabetes Health Trainer will work with you to find out what lifestyle changes you could make and, with 6 sessions of healthy lifestyle support, they can help you with many elements of your health such as;

Managing diabetes
Healthy eating for diabetes
Maintaining healthy weight
Increasing physical activity

This is a pilot programme and, at this stage, patients registered with the 5 early adopter, GP practice, sites across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough can join the Diabetes Health Trainer service.

These are:

Boroughbury Medical Centre & Paston
Cathedral Medical Centre (Ely), St George’s Medical Centre & St Mary’s Surgery
Staploe Medical Centre, Burwell Surgery & Haddenham Surgery
Hampton Health & Octagon Medical Practice
Clarkson Surgery, North Brink Practice, Parson Drove Surgery & Trinity Surgery


Service access criteria: If an individual is registered with one of the early adopter site practices and has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the last 12 months.
Health advice
Additional needs catered for:
Key words - separate with a comma: diabetes