Around 200,000 people are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every year.
The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is helping people at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes to avoid the condition.
This handy video explains more about the programme.
Research shows that obese adults with #Type2 diabetes experienced lower A1C levels, reduced cardiovascular risk, and greater weight loss 3 years after undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. bit.ly/2HTAmrQ
The @NHSDiabetesProg helps you take control of your health, supporting you to make changes to your diet, weight and the amount of exercise you do. Taking this kind of action can reduce your risk of, or even stop you, developing #type2 diabetes. bit.ly/2ERnGPn
There's still time to pop along to the final day of the #T2Diabetes roadshow! Today's roadshow is at Market Place, Rutland and The Arena Market Place, Chesterfield. The @ss_diabetes#type2 testing event will be around until 5pm.