Tingbjerg Changing Diabetes is a long-term community intervention
initiative to promote health and prevent type 2 diabetes among
high-risk population groups living in the
socially disadvantaged neighbourhood of Tingbjerg in Copenhagen,
Denmark. It is a place-based approach led by Steno Diabetes Center
Copenhagen that includes coordinated interventions driven by multiple
stakeholders across everyday settings.
principle of the work in Tingbjerg is that only by strengthening
social capital can we improve health. The interventions include a
community garden and a weekly restaurant where residents cultivate,
cook and eat together – strengthening social cohesion in a district
rich in cultural diversity.
Discover how the dynamic and
versatile partnership works with the community to co-create
sustainable activities to prevent diabetes.