The Leicester Diabetes Centre has been working with stakeholders to
conduct data triangulation, including the prevalence of obesity,
diabetes and prediabetes, and provided a comprehensive and unique
city-wide profile. The first part of the quantitative research was
presented during a launch event in Leicester.
Together with key partners, including the Centre for Black and
Minority Ethnic Health (CMBE) and Leicester City in the Community, the
Leicester Diabetes Centre has helped launched Leicester Healthy Goals.
This initiative provides support to people with diabetes and obesity
in South Asian communities by educating them in health literacy and
management, and engaging them in peer-supported light physical
"As a partner in Cities
Changing Diabetes, we are joining a global programme to develop
the best possible interventions for addressing a very real local
issue, in a city where almost 9% of the population are living
—Cllr Adam Clarke, Deputy