X-PERT Health Low Carbohydrate Programme In Warrington & Skipton

Warrington

What?

7 Session X-PERT Health Low Carbohydrate Programme For Type 2 & Pre-Diabetes

Cost?

£30 in total (Payable at the first session, and includes a free blood glucose test meter)

When?

- Session 1, Thursday 26th January @ 6pm
- Session 2, Thursday 2nd February @ 6pm
- Session 3, Thursday 9th February @ 6pm
- Session 4, Thursday 16th February @ 6pm
- Session 5, Thursday 23rd February @ 6pm
- Session 6, Thursday 2nd March @ 6pm
- Session 7, Thursday 9th March @ 6pm

Where?

Grappenhall Ex-Servicemens Club, Chester Road, Grappenhall, Warrington, WA4 2QG

How?

Sign up by telephoning Keith Rathbone on 01925 824999.

Details?

Session 1 - Initial Information Meeting

- A meeting that explains what to expect from the course.
- Families are also welcome to attend this meeting.

Session 2 - What is pre-diabetes and diabetes?

- Explains the effects of how digestion of carbs effects BG control.
- Also includes 7 lifestyle factors for optimal heath.
- Health results- what they mean.
- Medications used in diabetes.
- Setting Goals.

Session 3 - Weight Management

- Eating for good health – food groups/portions
- Addressing the myths and misconceptions.
- Physical activity – when what and how?
- Options for weight loss.
- How to assess what I am eating.
- Setting goals: eating and activity.

Session 4 - Carbohydrate Awareness

- Carbohydrate and blood glucose levels
- Assessing the amount of carbohydrate
- Practice at estimating carb content.
- Daily intake of carbs
- Setting Goals: the right carbohydrate for me.

Session 5 - Understanding Food labels

- Nutrition information on food packaging
- Traffic light system
- Reference intakes
- Nutritional claims – what do they mean?
- Setting Goals: the foods I buy

Session 6 - Health Check

- Low and High BG levels
- How could diabetes effect my long term health?
- Prevention of complications
- Importance of regular check ups
- Work, driving insurance, travel and sick days
- Setting goals: to reduce risk

Session 7 - Leave the Best to Last

- Recapping with the X-PERT Game
- What resources are available to help me?
- Revisiting my health profile
- Have my needs been addressed?
- More confidence to self-manage my health?
- Setting goals: self-management in the future…

Skipton

What?

7 Session X-PERT Health Low Carbohydrate Programme For Type 2 & Pre-Diabetes

Cost?

£35 in total (Payable at the first session, and includes a free blood glucose test meter)

When?

- Session 1, Monday 23rd January @ 6.30pm
- Session 2, Monday 30th January @ 6.30pm
- Session 3, Monday 6th February @ 6.30pm
- Session 4, Monday 13th February @ 6.30pm
- Session 5, Monday 20th February @ 6.30pm
- Session 6, Monday 27th February @ 6.30pm
- Session 7, Monday 6th March @ 6.30pm

Where?

The Rendezvous Hotel, Keighley Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 2TA

How?

Sign up by emailing Verner Wheelock on verner.wheelock@vwa.co.uk

Details?

Session 1 - Initial Information Meeting

- A meeting that explains what to expect from the course.
- Families are also welcome to attend this meeting.

Session 2 - What is pre-diabetes and diabetes?

- Explains the effects of how digestion of carbs effects BG control.
- Also includes 7 lifestyle factors for optimal heath.
- Health results- what they mean.
- Medications used in diabetes.
- Setting Goals.

Session 3 - Weight Management

- Eating for good health – food groups/portions
- Addressing the myths and misconceptions.
- Physical activity – when what and how?
- Options for weight loss.
- How to assess what I am eating.
- Setting goals: eating and activity.

Session 4 - Carbohydrate Awareness

- Carbohydrate and blood glucose levels
- Assessing the amount of carbohydrate
- Practice at estimating carb content.
- Daily intake of carbs
- Setting Goals: the right carbohydrate for me.

Session 5 - Understanding Food labels

- Nutrition information on food packaging
- Traffic light system
- Reference intakes
- Nutritional claims – what do they mean?
- Setting Goals: the foods I buy

Session 6 - Health Check

- Low and High BG levels
- How could diabetes effect my long term health?
- Prevention of complications
- Importance of regular check ups
- Work, driving insurance, travel and sick days
- Setting goals: to reduce risk

Session 7 - Leave the Best to Last

- Recapping with the X-PERT Game
- What resources are available to help me?
- Revisiting my health profile
- Have my needs been addressed?
- More confidence to self-manage my health?
- Setting goals: self-management in the future…