Let's Prevent is a research study funded by a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) programme grant. What is this study about? Let's Prevent is the first randomised controlled study looking at whether an education and lifestyle programme (of diet and exercise) can prevent those with a condition called pre-diabetes going on to develop diabetes.
The research team is very active. The DESMOND Monitoring Study, funded by Diabetes UK, has stopped recruiting participants and is now in the follow-up stage. The Lay Educator Study, another study funded by Diabetes UK, is currently at the referral stage. DESMOND is involved in a number of studies funded by the National Institute for Health Research CLAHRC* for Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland.