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Derbyshire is a big county with varied health and wellbeing needs.

Below is a snapshot of some of the issues currently facing our residents and the challenges for health and social care professionals.

  • 66% adults are considered to be either overweight or obese in Derbyshire
  • 15.1% of Derbyshire residents smoke
  • 68% of people in Derbyshire carry out their recommended levels of exercise each week
  • 57.8% of people eat the recommended five a day
  • 63,000 residents have Type 2 diabetes and a further 70,000 are thought to be at risk of developing it

Live Life Better Derbyshire is a county wide healthy lifestyles service that aims to help people make structured, long term changes to improve their health.

You can refer a patient or client into the Live Life Better Derbyshire service by completing the online referral form.

Find out if you can benefit from our free healthy lifestyle services.

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