Type 2 X-PERT Group Education

FREE PATIENT EDUCATION – TYPE 2 DIABETES SELF MANAGEMENT

We are able to offer a choice of 2 group education programmes for people with Type 2 diabetes to help you gain the knowledge and confidence to manage your condition and improve your well being.

OPTION 1 X-PERT:

X-PERT is a nationally accredited course for 6 Afternoons or Evenings over 6 Weeks. All sessions last for 2½ hours.

Covering the following main topics:

  • Session 1 – What is Diabetes?
  • Session 2 – Weight management
  • Session 3 – Carbohydrate Awareness
  • Session 4 – Understand Food Labels
  • Session 5 – Possible Complications
  • Session 6 – Are you an X-PERT Game

Comments from patients:

  • ‘This is the first time in 10 years of being a diabetic that anybody has told me these things’
  • ‘I am more at ease with diabetes from what I have learnt and able to control it better’
  • ‘I was very impressed – the sessions have been delivered in a manner that had obviously gone beyond that required to make them understandable’ 
  • ‘This course was really helpful in helping me understand diabetes as all demonstrations were in laymen’s language – programme should have been implemented years ago’

OPTION 2 INTRODUCTION TO DIABETES SELF MANAGEMENT:

As a taster attend Week One of the X-Pert course, before deciding whether you will attend all six sessions.

CONTACT:

If you would like further information about X-Pert courses in Hammersmith & Fulham or in Westminster call 020 8102 6095.

For Kensington & Chelsea please call 020 8102 500 or contact the Central Booking Office, Tel: 020 8962 4499, email cbo@nhs.net .

In Hounslow call 07855 380 422 or 020 7798 0872.

Please include the following details:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • Telephone Number
  • Email
  • Option preferred

OTHER OPTIONS

In Kensington & Chelsea there are regular evening X-Pert courses, as well as in the daytime. A shortened four session course is available in Arabic.

In Westminster there are frequent X-Pert courses.

In Hounslow there are also evening courses and courses in Hindi and Punjabi

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