Last night we were joined by participants, community partners and healthcare professionals to celebrate the end of the HEAL-D study, say a big thank you to all who took part and have a look at the preliminary results. 

Congratulations to our first cohort of participants to finish the HEAL-D programme with Dr Louise Goff and Christina Evwierhoma as their group leaders. We really had great fun together and you can see some video footage on our facebook page

April 6, 2018

We are pleased to say that we have all our approvals in place and are now recruiting volunteers to join our research study to evaluate the Healthy Eating and Active Lifestyles for Diabetes (HEAL-D) programme. 

HEAL-D has been designed in partnership with people from our...

January 5, 2018

The HEAL-D team were delighted to be asked to contribute nutritional information on the African and Caribbean recipes chosen for the new Carbs & Cals Gestational Diabetes book.

September 29, 2017

We are working with amazing children from Hackney New School to explore the subject of type 2 diabetes in their community, through visual art, song and rhyme. Such a pleasure to be part of this group and the pass on the messages about how to live well with type 2 diabe...

August 19, 2017

Today we have been filming the HEAL-D exercise videos. Thanks so much to Winston Squire and Abi Oyepitan for leading the day, to the willing volunteers and the delightful camera crew who patiently filmed and edited the videos.

July 27, 2017

Fufu, Festival, Plantain, Cassava and Yam! We have worked hard in the dietetic kitchen to translate general portion size advice into advice around commonly consumed cultural foods. Our advisory group say we 'measure with our eyes', so we have chosen advice related to c...

July 14, 2017

Recent conference proceedings submissions for HEAL-D include the Diabetes UK professional Conference in Manchester in March and The Nutrition Society Summer Meeting in July.

June 23, 2017

In this second workshop session our patient group made changes and improved the HEAL-D programme materials that we had started to design and suggested direction for things like the educational video and support for physical activity in the programme, which we took on b...

May 2, 2017

This week we held a workshop for type 2 patients, healthcare professionals and community leaders. We are all working as a team, full of ideas and inspiration to make HEAL-D into a diabetes self-management programme that really helps the community.

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