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  • Writer's pictureHealthwatch Portsmouth

NHS launches programme to help people with Type 2 Diabetes

Updated: Apr 26

NHS Type 2 Diabetes Path to Remission Programme launched as part of a joint initiative between NHS England and Diabetes UK.

From April 2024 the programme will be available to eligible people in all areas of England. For 12 weeks, a low calories, diet replacement consisting of soups and shakes to replace meals is offered. Support and monitoring for 12 months alongside this is also provided. There is no cost to participants.

Who is eligible

You must be:

  • 18 to 65 years old

  • have a BMI over 27 kg/m2 (individuals from White ethnic groups) or over 25 kg/m2 (individuals from Black, Asian and other ethnic groups)

  • diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the last 6 years

You can find out more about programme, diet and where it is currently offered on xyla health & wellbeing website.

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