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Type 2 and You

04-07-2018 Category: General Posted by: emily.roberts

It's National Diabetes Week and Marathon Health is well placed to educate country Australians about diabetes with our team of highly skilled Credentialed Diabetes Educators. Marathon Health are eager to provide the community with choice when it comes to their health care and offer a range of diabetes services such as the group education program Type 2 and You.

Diabetes is a concern for all Australians, particularly Type 2 Diabetes which represents about 85-90% of all cases of diabetes. In fact, people living in Western NSW and the Murrumbidgee have a much higher prevalence rate of diabetes than those living in metropolitan areas. However, research indicates that the risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes can be reduced through simple lifestyle modifications.

Alison Amor, a Marathon Health Diabetes Educator, says the Type 2 and You group education program is a great asset to the community as it provides practical skills in the nutritional and medical management of diabetes, with guidance about physical activity from health professionals

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