Diabetes and physical activity

Physical activity is a key component for the management and prevention of diabetes. Physical activity can help people improve their diabetes and support the body to use insulin more effectively. In addition, improved physical activity can help support the prevention of Type 2 diabetes by helping people lose weight or maintain a healthy weight.

Get Active

Get Active is a digital physical activity service designed to maximize the successful outcomes of physical activity and support the longer term maintenance of lifestyle changes. Get Active is comprised of:

  • Patient portal - For logging and monitoring activity online
  • Activity Tracker - Wearable physical activity tracker
  • Mobile apps - Self-directed – for individuals to sync data. Directed – for health professionals to sync data on behalf of patients
  • Coordinator portal - To monitor activity of user groups and conduct surveys
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Benefits of Get Active

The Get Active service will support cardiac rehabilitation by enabling:

  • A flexible, digital service which supports users 24/7 to be more physically active
  • Improved monitoring of physical activity levels so that a user is doing enough exercise but not too much
  • Objective physical activity data to support evaluation and evidence outcomes

The Get Active service will help support improved:

  • self-management of health and wellbeing among individuals
  • levels of physical activity
  • health outcomes as a result of a more physically active lifestyle
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  • £2000 set up cost (for standard, off-the-shelf Get Active service)
  • £35 per user per annum (*minimum order 100 users)

Training on the ‘Get Active’ platform can be provided for £650 a day. This will include a detailed training manual for reference. In addition, ‘train the trainer’ services are also available in order to equip staff with the knowledge and skills to deliver training locally.

Implementation of ‘Get Active’.

The ‘Get Active’ service has been implemented as part of the Living it Up programme and used by patients referred through exercise referral schemes such as ‘Active Forth’ in NHS Forth Valley.

For more information on Get Active please contact hello@stormhealth.com. Further information on Storm Health is available on the Storm Health website

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