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One in 16 people in the UK now have diabetes. As well as being a national health concern, there are also many people in Bradford who either have diabetes or are at risk of developing diabetes.

There are two types of diabetes:

There are two main things that we are doing to help tackle the high rates of diabetes in Bradford:

You can find out more about what we are doing with each of these areas, how we are doing, and what our future plans are here

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Bradford Beating Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is the biggest threat to health in the country and a major health issue in Bradford. The Bradford Beating Diabetes (BBD) campaign is designed to make the public aware, active and healthy to reduce the number of people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in Bradford.

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 Visit the Bradford Beating Diabetes website to find out more about the campaign, including:

  • the facts about Type 2 diabetes,
  • the risk factors and signs of Type 2 diabetes,
  • how to reduce your risk,
  • what the Bradford Beating Diabetes programme is all about,
  • case studies,
  • latest news and events.  

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Hear more about Bradford Beating Diabetes, from health coaches and participants, on our YouTube channel:

Information about diabetes in BSL 

You can view videos about diabetes in BSL on the deaf health charity website, SignHealthThese include:

Our plans for diabetes 

Find out more about our plans for diabetes services on our About Us pages.