Weight Management Peer Support Group – Frome
This peer support group runs alongside the weekly weigh in at Frome Medical Practice. The monthly peer support group will be an opportunity for you to make friends and meet others who know what you are going through. It will be a place where you can share top tips, set goals and support one another. Each session will have 15 minutes of group education on topics like sleep, relaxation, exercise, connecting and other topics that the group might want. Last Tuesday of the month, first session January 29th.
You can drop in for just one session or come regularly.
No need to book.
2pm Frome Medical Practice in the Boardroom.
Contact Health Connections 01373 468368
My Diabetes, My Way
The NHS Somerset interactive diabetes website to help support people who have diabetes and their family and friends.
You’ll find leaflets, videos, educational tools and games containing information about diabetes. You may soon also be able to use this website to view your own up-to-date diabetes clinic results, to help you manage your condition more effectively.
This is a community of people with diabetes, family members, friends, supporters and carers, offering their own support and first hand knowledge. Start with diabetes help and support if you are new to the site.
Diabetes UK online course – Type 2 Diabetes and Me
Type 2 Diabetes and Me is an interactive online course to help people with Type 2 diabetes understand and manage their condition successfully. It was developed by Diabetes UK, in partnership with Bupa. See link below or you can go to the Diabetes UK website and search for Type 2 Diabetes and Me.
Diabetes UK – 100 Things I wish I’d known
Diabetes UK has produced this e book that you can get by filling in the online application, The book is full of tips written by people living with diabetes, for people living with diabetes. Covering everything from going on holiday to eating out, working out and managing diabetes with work, relationships and more, it’s packed full of useful tips and handy hints for every part of life with diabetes. Go to the link below. They no longer send out paper copies.
Diabetes in Children – Mendip Support Group
This is a family support group which provides support for children with diabetes and their parents/carers. Monthly meeting held on a Saturday. Contact for details as they sometimes go on trips.
Diabetes UK – Mendip Support Group
Meeting every 2 months on a Thursday Evening between 7.30pm to 9pm. Please contact to see when next group is and for more information. Email Sarah Attwood or telephone Julian Collins using details below.