Better The Gym Than The Insulin….

Good morning word and thanks for tuning in to another day here on Planet Magnet. I hope today finds you well and ready for the long weekend as we continue to count down the days to Good Friday and the Bank Holiday!!!!

Today I bring you a post that is taken directly from the BBC website having been written by their Health Correspondent Nick Triggle. It discusses the possibility of giving us mere mortals 13 sessions of gym exercise and healthy living training in a bid to save some of the millions spent each year on Diabetes Medication.

“People in England at risk of type-2 diabetes are to be offered healthy-lifestyle support by the NHS to help them prevent the condition developing.

The new national programme will be launched this spring, with the aim of helping 20,000 people this year.

Patients will be offered 13 sessions focusing on exercise, education and lifestyle changes.

GPs are being asked to identify the people who would benefit the most from the programme.

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