The X-Pert is a six-week group education programme for those who are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. It will help you understand more about diabetes and how you can manage it through lifestyle changes. It is suitable for anyone newly diagnosed and those who have had diabetes for a while but want to learn more.
Each programme is run by 2 experienced health professionals who will guide you through all aspects of your diabetes. It is a 2 ½ hour session each week for 6 weeks. It is important that you attend all the sessions to fully benefit from the course. If you wish you may bring along a family member or friend.
The X-Pert is run on different days in various venues around Stockport.
Topics covered each week are as follows:
- Week 1 – What is Diabetes?
- Week 2 – Weight Management
- Week 3 – Carbohydrate Awareness
- Week 4 – Food labelling
- Week 5 – Possible complications of Diabetes
- Week 6 – Are you an X-PERT game
For more information, contact the X-Pert Administrator on 0161 835 6689