Type 2 Diabetes and Physical Activity study


What are we doing?

The study aims to develop a web–based educational tool kit that can be successfully integrated into a community setting. The hope is to develop a tool that is efficient and easy for personal trainers to use to support people living with Type 2 diabetes in becoming more physically active. The study is led by Professor Sandra MacRury (University of the Highlands and Islands) in partnership with NHS Highland and High Life Highland.

Why are we doing this?

Widespread delivery of specific physical activity education through specialist health care practitioners is not feasible especially in geographically challenged areas. An alternative approach is required to deliver education and support to aid lifestyle changes to our growing number of people living with Type 2 diabetes in the region.

Who are we looking for?

  • Men and women with Type 2 diabetes
  • Aged 18-75 years

How will you benefit?

You may receive some direct benefit from participation in terms of increasing your physical activity levels. You will also have the opportunity to shape the development of an online tool that may be beneficial to people with Type 2 diabetes in the future.

More information

Download the Participant Information Sheet (pdf)

Contact details

Dr Daniel Crabtree

Professor Sandra MacRury

  • tel: 01463 279583

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