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Diabetes care in Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire

Berkshire diabetes patients see health boost

People living with diabetes in Berkshire have seen huge health improvements after attending group education sessions to help manage their condition.

 

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have recently been presented with two awards by charity X-PERT Health after the results for its patients attending diabetes education sessions in 2013 and 2014 showed impressive results. There are six categories for the awards: number of patients referred; attendance; satisfaction and empowerment; greatest improvement in diabetes control, weight management and cardiovascular risk factors.
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust were placed in the following categories:
  • The greatest improvement in glycated haemoglobin at 6 months – Winner
  • The largest impact on body weight and waist circumference - Second

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