What is Type 2 diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is when your pancreas does not produce enough insulin or the insulin you produce cannot work properly. This causes blood glucose levels to increase to a level that can lead to long term health problems.

Important Information

Whether you have been newly diagnosed with Prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes or you were diagnosed a few years ago, here are some videos which you may find helpful to learn how to self-manage your condition.

What does Cardiff and Vale offer?

Due to current covid restrictions we are currently unable to offer any face to face group sessions. The films above have been produced by Dietitians for you to watch in your own time.

If you would like further personal support from a Dietitian please complete this
self-referral form.

Supporting Video Information

Video 1: What is PreDiabetes and Type 2 Diabetes

Video 2: An introduction to carbohydrates

Contact details

Community Dietetics Dept
Riverside Health centre
Wellington St
Cardiff

E-mail: Dietitians.CAV@Wales.nhs.uk

Tel: 02920 907681

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