'Remarkable' diabetes education spotlighted in recent awards ceremony

‘Remarkable’ diabetes education spotlighted in recent awards ceremony

Healthcare teams from all corners of the UK came together earlier this week to honour the achievements highlighted in the annual X-PERT Health Audit Report and Awards, acknowledging substantial strides in diabetes management and education.

The 2023 audit results underscore substantial enhancements in the health and lifestyle of individuals living with diabetes nationwide, revealing the positive impact of X-PERT Health’s structured education sessions.

These results include:

HbA1c dropped by 10.8 mmol/mol
Fasting blood glucose decreased by 0.4 mmol/l
Cholesterol to HDL ratio reduced by 0.4
Body weight shed off by 4.2kg
Triglycerides to HDL ratio down by 0.4
Waist size slimmed down by 6.5cm

This recognition extends to commendable organisations and educators dedicated to delivering the X-PERT education programme throughout the UK.

X-PERT Health, established in 2008, has been at the forefront of transforming diabetes education.

The organisation continues to make significant contributions to improving the lives of individuals with diabetes, prediabetes, and obesity through its structured education programmes.

Dr Trudi Deakin, CEO of X-PERT Health, said: “These results celebrate our exceptional X-PERT educators, who are instrumental in delivering our programmes nationwide, providing evidence to elevate diabetes education as a healthcare priority.”

The award-winning organisations include:

Best Participant Engagement: Barts Health NHS Trust
Greatest Improvement in Glycated Haemoglobin: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Deprescribing: Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Largest Impact on Body Weight & Waist Circumference: Public Health Collaboration
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction: Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Weight & Wellbeing Programme: Stoke-on-Trent City Council

The comprehensive X-PERT Audit Report 2023 is now available on the official websitewww.xperthealth.org.uk.

For additional information about X-PERT Health, please contact admin@xperthealth.org.uk.

Author: Philip Lopez