Weight management in type 1 diabetes
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Diabetes weight management specialists
Obesity does not cause type 1 diabetes, people with the condition have traditionally been thought to have lower BMI. However, there is an obesity epidemic and weight gain is an increasing problem for people living with type 1 diabetes . If you want to lose weight safely and maintain excellent diabetes control, the specialist team at The London Diabetes Centre can provide expert guidance, support and monitoring to help you reach your goal.
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 for 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, under one roof. Where obesity could seriously endanger health, bariatric surgery can improve life expectancy, health and wellbeing. When appropriate, the team make referrals to Mr Ahmed Ahmed, head of the Bariatric Surgery Unit at Imperial College.
Why choose The London Diabetes Centre?
28 years’ experience
The London Diabetes Centre is the UK’s leading private specialist diabetes centre. The clinic offers unparalleled expertise in diagnosing, treating and managing all types of diabetes.
The London Diabetes Centre offers the latest diabetes treatments and technologies in a state-of-the-art clinic in central London. The expert multidisciplinary team are skilled in caring for the physical and psychological impacts of this complex condition. With a holistic approach they offer exceptional care and therapeutic excellence, as well as the education and long-term support needed to allow each individual to live well with diabetes.
Access to the latest drugs and treatments
The London Diabetes Centre rapidly responds to research and offers new drugs and technology often unavailable in the NHS. Adults, parents and children with diabetes travel from across the globe for the experienced diabetologists, exceptional knowledge and access to leading-edge insulin pumps and sensors.
The London Diabetes Centre has a dedicated pharmacy service. It stocks a range of equipment and devices for diabetes care. Meters, strips, lancets, pumps, glucose sensors and the latest medicines and insulin formulations can be dispensed, even if they are difficult to source elsewhere.
The London Diabetes Centre provides every aspect of diabetes care, under one roof. From the eyes to the heart, kidneys and feet, the effects of diabetes can be far-reaching. The London Diabetes Centre provides screening services and treatments by world-leading experts. In addition to twelve renowned consultant diabetologists, the team also includes top vascular surgeons, cardiologists, nephrologists, ophthalmologists and specialist diabetes nurses, educators, dietitians and chiropodists to provide truly comprehensive diabetes care.
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