Healthy Living with type 2 diabetes – course options

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You can access the course in a number of different ways to suit your individual needs.

Everyone will complete a set of questions (on the CONNECTPlus® app or over the phone) to determine the best course options for them and any additional support needed.

Face-to-face course

  • 2 x three hour sessions
  • Torbay or South Devon locations
  • Morning or afternoon sessions

Face-to-face course details

Virtual course

  • 4 Microsoft Teams sessions lasting 1 hour
  • Afternoon or evening sessions available

Virtual course details


Course content available over an app that people can work through at their own pace with information regarding local support services.

CONNECTPlus course details

National online course

National online course that people can work through at their own pace available through a web browser

National online course details

All courses offer:

  • Comprehensive coverage regarding; What diabetes is, complications of diabetes and ways to reduce the risk, medication, what is a healthy balanced diet, weight management, alcohol intake, food labelling, physical activity, emotional wellbeing, goal setting and support available.

Face-to-face and virtual courses offer:

  • Access to a learning resource of videos and useful links that will remain available after the course is finished.
  • Opportunities to ask questions to a practice nurse and a dietitian.
  • Opportunities for peer support.