Health & Wellbeing


We have Diabetic Hubs in Hawick, Galashiels, Eyemouth and Peebles Libraries with leaflets, book collections and staff who can help you find the information you need.

By working with the NHS we provide accredited health information, health signposting and suggested reading lists and websites which can help you manage your Diabetes more effectively.

Carb & Calorie Counter

By Chris Cheyette and Yello Balolia

Carbs & Cals World Foods

By Chris Cheyette and Yello Balolia

Carbs & Cals Gestational Diabetes

By Chris Cheyette and Yello Balolia

Phil Vickery Diabetes Meal Planner

By Phil Vickery with Bea Harling BSc

Phil Vickery’s Ultimate DIABETES Cookbook

By Phil Vickery with Bea Harling BSc


Please visit the links below to find out more

Diabetes Scotland

Working to raise awareness, improve care and provide help, support and information for people with diabetes and their families across Scotland

NHS Inform

NHS Inform is Scotland’s national health information service helping the people in Scotland to make informed decisions about their own health and the health of the people they care for.

Learning Zone

Join over 135,000 people on Learning Zone for advice on what to eat and tips for managing diabetes day-to-day – all completely free and tailored to you.

Type 2 Diabetes – Know Your Risk

Finding out your risk of type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. It could be the most important thing you do today….

NHS Borders Weight management service offer education and support for those at risk of Type 2 Diabetes. To find out more please visit