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Supporting you to get moving

Being active can really help with managing diabetes.

If you’re looking for ways to get started, we’re here to help. If you need the confidence to move more at home or go out for a walk, get free phone support from our friendly trained advisors. 

To help fit in a few minutes of activity into your day, try our activity planner. When you're ready, view our exercise video playlist on YouTube or sign up to one of our regular classes.


Man lifting tins of beans in an online class at home

Get one-to-one phone support

Talk to one of our trained advisors if you want help to become more active. We're here Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm. Call 0345 123 2399 (local rate).
A lady stepping on the spot as she takes part in the Diabetes UK Get Moving course

Sign up to our free classes starting in May 2022

Join our online classes or our face-to-face classes in the Midlands for tailored advice and tips from people who understand your diabetes.
Your guide to move more when you have diabetes

Get Your guide to moving more when you have diabetes

Read our 54-page colourful guide to find out how to fit activity in, how to keep going and how it will benefit you.

Try this 3-minute seated workout to help you move more

Follow Celene in this video with five simple movements while sitting.
Activity planner

Download our activity planner

If you're doing our workouts or have your own exercise schedule, use our activity planner.
A snippet of the free Diabetes UK Five Ways To Move More While Sitting Down pdf poster

Download and print our poster

An easy way to follow our Five ways to move more while sitting down activity.

Live chat

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Chat to us to get moving more

We’re available on live chat to support you with getting active. Talk to us Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5:45pm. If you see a tick, it means our advisors are available. Click the sign to start your chat. If we're closed, you can still get in touch using our online form.


When taking part in any new physical activity programme, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you take part in the activities that we share, you are doing so at your own risk. It’s important that you always check with your GP before trying new exercises. If you experience any pain or difficulty when carrying out these exercises, stop and speak to your GP or diabetes team.

This content has been created in partnership with support from national lottery funding through Sport England.

The National Lottery; Sport England
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