X-PERT Health Registered Charity
Trudi is the chief executive of a charity specialising in research, training and empowering structured education in the prevention and management of diabetes and obesity. She obtained a degree in nutrition and dietetics in 1993, a post graduate teaching qualification (PGCE) in 1998 and a doctorate in diabetes in 2004. Founder of X-PERT Health and author of the X-PERT Programmes, she has trained more than 1,500 healthcare professionals to become educators, which has permitted the delivery of structured education to more than 500,000 people with prediabetes or diabetes. The clinical trial published in 2006 demonstrated that the X-PERT Programme significantly improves both health and quality of life along with a reduced requirement for medication. She performs annual audits to ensure that health improvement is still being achieved, the latest audit paper was published in Practical Diabetes in December 2021. She has also contributed to several books and research papers.