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DESMOND Type 2 Diabetes Education

DESMOND stands for diabetes dducation and self management for ongoing and newly diagnosed.

These free education sessions provide a  way to find out more about type 2 diabetes in a relaxed informal environment. It is a resource to help participants manage the changes diabetes will bring to thier lives. Participants can share experiences with others. It helps the person become the expert. 

The session provides fun interactive group activities, advice on food choices, food labels, physical activity, managing blood glucose, glycaemia and insulin resistance.  There are plenty of opportunities to ask questions. The educators are there to help and increase knowledge and understanding of what having Type 2 diabetes means. Participant's can bring along a family member, carer or friend. DESMOND Education sessions are delivered in a variety of venues across the Wyre and Fylde localities.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
DESMOND Administration Team
Contact Position
Administration Team
Telephone
E-mail
desmond@lancashirecare.nhs.uk
Website
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust website
Notes

 

 

Where to go

Name
Booking Office Minerva Health Centre
Address
Lowthorpe Road
Preston
Lancashire
Postcode
PR1 6SB
Notes

Education sessions are held at:

Wyre Civic Centre, Breck Road, Poulton-Le-Fylde, FY6 7PU

Windsor Road Surgery, Kepple Lane, Garstang, PR3 1PB

 Wesham PCC, Derby Road, Wesham, PR4 3AL

 Lytham PCC, Victoria Street, Lytham, FY8 5DZ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every week 9:30am to 4:30pm
Session Information
Sessions are held across Preston
Chorley & South Ribble
Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire localities

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Free

Availability

Referral Details

Referrals are accepted by any healthcare professional or patients can self refer. 

 Last updated: 20 Oct 2020