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 myDESMOND@uhl-tr.nhs.uk 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. 

Heald Green Health Centre 1

Dr Owen and Partners

Finney Lane

Heald Green 

Cheadle

SK8 3JD

Tel - 01619839000

Email - stoccg.healdgreenp88042@nhs.net

Out of Hours - 111

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