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The strategy of the network is to reduce the variation of services across Greater Manchester by addressing diabetes prevention at three levels;

• Prevention of onset

• Prevention of worsening and

• Prevention of complications

There are also aims to improve patient information, structured education and diabetic foot care.

And the project aims to identify people at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which can significantly increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, renal problems or circulation problems.