Lowers HbA1c
by one per cent
Evidence base
For the NHS
by the NHS


Do you spend too much time sitting and want to do something about it? Or are you an employer who wants to encourage their workforce to sit less to improve their health and wellbeing? SMART Work may be the answer SMART Work is a free evidence-based resource kit to help people sit less and move...
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Last month, we shared the story of DESMOND Nottinghamshire and their journey of establishing the DESMOND brand across the county and the impact of COVID-19. In this month’s ‘A focus on..’ we want to share with you the patient experiences and outcomes, as well as the data presented at the Diabetes UK 2019 conference. Patient...
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Over the coming months, we are going to be sharing the great work of DESMOND providers across the UK and Ireland. This month’s ‘A focus on’ imparts the story of the DESMOND Nottinghamshire team. There is a huge amount to share with you all, so this story will be covered over two articles – please...
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People living with Type 2 diabetes across the UK have been unable to access vital support because of COVID-19 restrictions, despite accounting for 31% of COVID related hospital deaths. As a result, people with and at risk of diabetes are sourcing the support of digital tools like MyDESMOND to help them self-manage their symptoms. NHS...
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The Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), the leading open access digital health research publisher, recently published ‘Using Intervention Mapping to develop a digital self-management progamme for people with type 2 diabetes: tutorial on MyDESMOND’. The paper, written by Dr Michelle Hadjiconstantinou, Chartered Psychologist, The Leicester Diabetes Centre, provides a step-by-step guide, based on the...
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DESMOND’s interactive digital platform, MyDESMOND has been approved and welcomed on to the trusted NHS apps library as a valuable resource for people preventing or managing type 2 diabetes. A welcome step for people who have been unable to access face-to-face group education during the COVID-19 pandemic. The NHS apps library has been established as a...
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