The NHS Low Calorie Diet Programme
Provided by Oviva is a digitally enabled Type 2 diabetes behaviour change programme to help patients.
Training Recording- please click on link below to access the training recording
This programme will improve their diabetes control and help them to lose weight via a 12 week low calorie (800-900 cal/day) total diet replacement, 4 week food reintroduction and 8 months regular support.
This training session will teach you about the programme and the patients’ journey, eligible patients, the potential benefits for the patient and how to refer. It will also cover the importance of reviewing medications and helping patients titrate medication as their diabetes improves/weight decreases or blood pressure reduces.
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It is important that all clinicians involved in providing diabetes care has received the training before referring patients to this programme. The training suitable for GPs, Practice Nursing, HCAs, Social Prescribing Link Workers, Clinical Pharmacists and other Allied Health Professionals.
✓ Superior accessibility, patient engagement and retention compared to face-to-face care alone, especially in harder to reach groups such as ethnic minorities, men, working age.
✓ At least equivalent clinical outcomes at significantly lower per patient delivery costs compared to face-to-face services.
✓ 97% of our participants would recommend our services