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Low-Calorie Diet Programme for Type 2 Diabetes

It has been reported in BBC news that the NHS has launched a one-year programme to support healthier lifestyle, weight loss and remission of Type 2 diabetes. The programme is based on two large studies that showed that as a result of low-calorie diet treatment, people living with Type 2 diabetes who were overweight, could improve their diabetes control, reduce diabetes-related medication and even achieve remission. Eligibility criteria Inclusions aged 18-65 diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes within the last six years BMI of 27kg/m2 or higher (adjusted to 25kg/m2 or higher in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people) ◦A BMI obtained from self-measured weight is acceptable for referral. If t

Help with benefits, debt, employment or housing issues

Our local Citizens Advice bureau is here to help you if you struggle with benefits, debt, employment or housing issues. You can contact their trained advisers on 0300 330 1187, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (local rates apply). To find out more information please visit their website www.haringeycabx.org.uk

Flu Vaccines for people ages 50-64

The media has widely published the advice that people aged 50-64 will be eligible for an NHS Flu Vaccine. However this will only happen once previously eligible patients are vaccinated. People in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then. This is to ensure that those who are most at risk are vaccinated first. If you are 50-64 and you are in one of the other groups which is eligible for the flu vaccination, for example you have a health condition which puts you at risk from the flu, you will be invited earlier.

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