Leicester Diabetes Centre Prevention Pathway


NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens has said the health service needs to take urgent action to prevent the prospect of:

“Condemning our children to a rising tide of avoidable diabetes”.

As a leading international centre of excellence in Type 2 diabetes research, Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC) have pooled their expertise to develop a comprehensive set of commissioning resources aimed at preventing the condition.

The suite of practical tools has been created as part of a five-year programme funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and fits around the NICE algorithm for diagnosing Type 2 diabetes or identifying those at high risk of the condition. You can access documents below which are hosted on the LCD website. 

For healthcare professionals

For commissioners

For patients

Further reading