EMPOWER is a diabetes education course that supports people to better manage their Type 2 diabetes and reduce the risk of long term health complications.
People diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are able to attend a local EMPOWER course to receive support and advice on how to self-manage their diabetes to live a healthier quality of life - it’s free, paid for by the NHS and only lasts four hours!
WHERE WILL THE COURSES BE?
Sessions are run in local venues near to you. Most courses are run during the week but we also offer evening and weekend courses. Look on the Courses page for a list of the next courses.
HOW MANY PEOPLE ATTEND THE COURSE?
Courses will usually be for between 6 and 12 people. You can bring a carer, friend or family member to attend the session with you.
HOW DO I ATTEND A COURSE?
If you would like to join a course, please speak to your GP or practice nurse who can register you. Once you have been referred, we will send out a confirmation letter and offer you a place on a course. Alternatively you can register online by going to www.empowerllr.co.uk Here you will find a list of all courses currently running and where you can book your place on the course of your choosing.