Dr. Trudi Deakin
Dr Trudi Deakin BSc (Hons) Ad Dip PGCE PhD RD
Chief Executive and Consultant Research Dietitian
Registered charity no. 1143561
Leading the way to Healthy Living
Tel: 01422 847871
Mobile: 07921 507003
Trudi is CEO of a charity specialising in research of structured education for the public and healthcare professionals internationally. A degree in Nutrition and Dietetics was obtained in 1993, teaching qualification in 1998 and a doctorate in diabetes in 2004.
As founder of X-PERT Health and author of the X-PERT Programmes, Trudi has trained 1,500+ healthcare professionals to become X-PERT Educators, which has permitted the delivery of structured education to over 200,000 people with pre diabetes or diabetes. She has published widely demonstrating that the X-PERT Programme is a cost saving strategy bringing significant improvements in clinical/quality of life indicators and reducing requirement for medication.
A visiting fellow at the University of Hertfordshire and founding member of the Public Health Collaboration enables her to further develop professional and patient education systems that enable people to manage their long term condition, improving health/well-being and saving healthcare costs.