Example of: Creative Health for diabetes

Various 'bitesize' examples

Art Shape, Artspace and The Music Works work together to devise programmes in to help young people self-manage long-term health conditions including epilepsy, diabetes, persistent pain, physical symptoms, respiratory, allergic conditions, chronic fatigue, cancer and ME.  Programmes are co-developed in consultation with young people, their families and the NHS to maximise impact.   A range of art activities have been offered, including a programme that used circus with young people with diabetes. 

Aakash Odedra Company and Moving Together are working in partnership with Leicester Diabetes Research Centre to provide active dance classes with a Shiamak Bollywood dance instructor  to encourage participants to engage in physical movement, learn about nutrition and on leading healthy lifestyles and whilst delivering opportunities to monitor progress on risk factors such as weight, BMI and heart disease. 

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