Why come to a course?

It isn’t about ‘doing the right things’ it’s about giving you help and support to make small changes. This can help you:

  • Keep a healthy weight
  • Choose a way to eat that suits you
  • Have more energy
  • Improve your fitness and wellbeing
  • Lower your blood glucose, pressure and cholesterol
  • Reduce the risks of complications from diabetes

Proven results

The X-Pert education programme has delivered over 10,000 courses nationally since 2005 and has retained a participant satisfaction score of over 90%.

The programme is annually audited with organisations being recognised for excellence in the following areas:

  • The best participant experience
  • The greatest improvement in glycated haemoglobin
  • The largest impact on body weight and waist circumference
  • The greatest improvement in cardiovascular disease risk factors (lipids and BP)

“At my last review my glucose levels had decreased so dramatically I was taken off the medication. Even the nurse was amazed at my results. So a very big thank you”

— Liz Ashley.

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“On the X-Pert course we won’t tell you what to do. We’ll give you the facts so you can decide what you want to do”

— Dr Trudi Deakin. chief executive x-pert health

“After attending the X-Pert course with my wife, then working with a Wiltshire council health trainer, I’ve lost 5 stone 6lb! My blood tests are in the normal range”

— Barry, Warminster.

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    • To book your place on an X-Pert course either email or call 0300 79 00 567.

    • Courses are held in all the major market towns in Wiltshire, so there’s bound to be one near you. Our friendly booking team will explain your options when you book.

    • The course is made up of 6 x 2.5 hour sessions, usually a morning, afternoon or early evening. We also offer First Steps, an introductory session which lasts 2.5 hours.

    • You may be entitled to time off to attend a course under the Equality Act, Diabetes UK has more information here.

    • Diabetes education is an important part of living with diabetes and is funded by the NHS.