One in ten people over 40 in the UK are now living with a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. It is a very common condition. However, it is possible to put your diabetes into remission with the right support.
Our Diabetes REWIND Programme (Reducing Weight with Intensive Dietary Support) supports you to lead a healthier lifestyle, reduce diabetes medicines and even achieve diabetes remission. The programme gives you advice on healthy eating, lifestyle changes and physical activity to help you achieve your goals.
What is it?
- A unique one-year programme combining specialist nutrition, psychology and physical activity
- Supports rapid weight loss and long-term behaviour change
- Delivered entirely remotely via our app, with supporting resources and 1-2-1 telephone coaching
- Supported by GPs, practice nurses, diabetes practitioners, dietitians, clinical psychologists and exercise specialists
How does it work?
12 weeks of low-calorie diet (shakes and soups) followed by reintroducing food, focusing on movement and maintaining a new healthy eating lifestyle.
Three-staged programme focused on helping individuals achieve their health goals
Achieve diabetes remission (target glucose levels with no medication)
Online programme resources which are accessible 24/7
Free sessions, support and resources throughout the year
Total diet replacement
The first stage of the programme is total diet replacement. This is 12-week of very low calorie diet shakes and soups followed by 12 weeks of gently reintroducing food, and then 6 months maintainig and new healthy eating lifestyle.
Frequently asked questions
Is this programme right for me?
If you have Type 2 Diabetes, are motivated to reduce your medication or achieve remission and can commit to a yearlong programme of online, face to face and telephone support… then yes!
Are there any additional procedures involved that I should be aware of?
As part of the programme you will have your blood tested regularly to track your progress. This will happen at your GP practice at the beginning before you start, followed by 3, 6, and 12-month tests.
What is the cost involved?
There is no fee to join, however there is cost linked with the ‘total diet replacement’ option. This is approximately £2 per day, and replaces all your food, so may make your shopping bill lower!
How do I access the programme?
In order to access the REWIND digital programme they will need access to a mobile device that is compatible with our Wellbeing Way App. (iOS iphone 5s or newer/Android 7 or newer)
What our users have said about the programme?
Janice has been taking part in our Diabetes REWIND Programme to reduce her weight, live a healthier lifestyle and reduce her Type 2 diabetes. You can read her story and see her results here.