Walking Away from Diabetes

East MidlandsMetabolic and Endocrine
Published Date: 1 Mar 2015

Improving exercise rates is a cost effective way of helping people at high risk of type 2 diabetes reduce their risk

Who needs to know?

Primary Care teams.

What have we found?

• 20 - 30 minutes of walking a day can reduce the risk of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM)

• It is relatively low cost, at £30 per patient.

• It supports the NHS Health Checks Programme.