Free type 2 diabetes support during coronavirus outbreak -myDesmond

The diabetes team at the Leicester Diabetes Centre is offering support for free for people with type 2 diabetes during the coronavirus outbreak. MyDesmond is an online self-management education programme and app.

  • Read articles, watch videos and take part in interactive activities on diet and exercise 

  • Log your weight, blood pressure, blood results and diet

  • Ask an expert for advice

  • Track activity levels and link to your Fitbit, Google fit or Garmin

  • Connect and support to other people via the forum

To sign-up you will need to email with your name, postcode or county and NHS number if you have it. More information is available on their website.

Advice page for people living with diabetes through coronavirus

Leicester Diabetes Centre has a useful website with advice on managing your diabetes during the coronavirus outbreak.