Weight management in type 2 diabetes

Start your weight loss journey

Changes to diet, weight and lifestyle can return blood sugar levels to the normal range and put your type 2 diabetes into remission. The expert professionals at The London Diabetes Centre can help you take control of your weight, so that you can safeguard your future.

When you have type 2 diabetes, losing weight is one of the very best things you can do for your health. But starting a weight loss journey can be daunting. The London Diabetes Centre can provide a truly personalised weight management programme and the support you need to lose weight and keep it off.

Weight management at The London Diabetes Centre

The London Diabetes Centre offers world-class expertise in the field of weight management.

A dedicated team of experienced consultants, dietitians, and diabetes specialist nurses will work closely with you to provide nutritional advice, set targets and monitor your progress.

The London Diabetes Centre’s clinicians are at the forefront of the research and development of treatments for obesity. As soon as evidence of safety and effectiveness is obtained, our consultants can offer the latest state-of-the-art therapies.

At The London Diabetes Centre there is access to expert support from many different specialities, all under one roof. Where obesity could seriously endanger health, bariatric surgery can improve life expectancy and protect against the long-term complications of diabetes. When appropriate, the team make referrals to Mr Ahmed Ahmed, head of the Bariatric Surgery Unit at Imperial College. In the last 10 years, diabetes patients have had access to wonderful drugs for diabetes that assists in weight loss and diabetes and also offer kidney and heart protection. Together with these drugs, we are able to help our patients lose 5-10 kg while improving their glucose levels and their health.

Support Plans

Peace of Mind Plan

Continuous monitoring of your glucose readings by an expert team
Stay alert of any trends or issues that arise in your readings
Together with your diabetes specialist nurse, agree an action plan if a serious issue arises

Breathe easy knowing that you’ll also have access to a specialist to clear up any confusion or doubt that you may experience.

Second Opinion

A 30-minute consultation with an experienced Diabetes specialist consultant including a review of your medical history and clinical treatment.
Expert analysis of CGM and blood tests previously performed by your GP or hospital diabetes team.
Individual care-plan and recommendations for treatment, depending on the results of the review.

Expert second opinions in the comfort of your home to help you improve your diabetes control and safeguard your health.

Diabetes Introduction

A 30-minute consultation with an experienced diabetes specialist nurse.
A professional assessment of your diabetes status.
This includes an HbA1C test, which provides a picture of your average blood glucose over the previous few months.

The Diabetes Introduction package is for people who have recently been diagnosed with diabetes and those who are worried about their risk of developing the condition.

Consultant Comprehensive Review

A 30-minute consultation with a leading Diabetes specialist consultant
Pathology tests including HbA1C, cholesterol and lipids, full blood count and analysis of liver, kidney and thyroid function.
Bespoke care plan to improve your diabetes management.

The Comprehensive Consultant Review is our in-depth consultation. It provides a more comprehensive assessment of your diabetes and general health.

Diabetes Weight Management

You will be supervised throughout by a leading Diabetes consultant specialising in weight management including at least one consultation
You will be provided with appropriate advanced weight loss control medication at least a 4 week programme
Bespoke plan to improve your diabetes weight management and support throughout the programme from your dedicated Health Coach to encourage you and answer any questions

The London Diabetes Centre provides a range of remote weight management plans so you can access the support you need to reach your health goals, wherever you live.

Risk Assessment

A 30-minute consultation with a DSN or diabetes dietitian
Diabetes risk questionnaire
Height, weight, blood pressure, HbA1c blood test and Body Composition Analysis

Our plan is designed for patients who have not been diagnosed with diabetes who want to check their current health status and understand if they are at risk of developing diabetes.

Second Opinion

A 45-minute diabetes consultant consultation with written report
A 60-minute diabetes dietitian or DSN appointment
Height, weight, blood pressure, HbA1c blood test and glucose test

Our plan is designed for recently diagnosed patients who are unsure about their diagnosis and need a second opinion or need help deciding on their care plan.

Protocol

A 45-minute diabetes consultant consultation with written report
A 60-minute diabetes dietitian or DSN appointment
Height, Weight & Blood Pressure, HBA1c, Blood Glucose, Urine Alb/Cr and other tests

This Gold Standard in diabetes assessment will cover most people’s fundamental requirements for diabetes care.

Premuim

45 minute consultation with Diabetes Consultant to discuss the results and provide a written report
Advanced Lipoprotein Analysis
An OCT - Optical coherence tomography, Ankle and Toe Brachial Index and DEXA scan

This premium plan includes an in depth assessment of your diabetes status and also your wider health risks concerning cholesterol and metabolic health

Looking to speak with a member of our team?

Carol Willis

Carol Willis - Diabetes Clinic Facilitator

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