This patient leaflet from Trend UK is a useful introduction for patients about hypoglycaemia. It covers the background to the clinical condition as well as advice on treatment and how to avoid future episodes.
This video case study produced by Diabetes UK interviews Sahra, a Muslim with Type 2 diabetes managed with insulin. She talks about her experiences of fasting during Ramadan and is a useful patient education tool for those in a similar situation.
This website from the International Diabetes Federation provides resources to assist diabetes care for patients and health professionals to better understand how to improve diabetes care.
Improve the effectiveness and patient-centredness in the management of people with mild-to-moderate kidney disease in primary care
The intervention was a care bundle for chronic kidney disease - a common complication of poorly controlled diabetes. The bundle included three evidence-based, high impact interventions based on National Institute for Care Excellence (NICE, 2008) guidance, with an additional and novel self-management element.
Effectiveness and Safety of Patient Activation Interventions for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis, and Meta-regression
Patient activation interventions (PAIs) engage patients in care by promoting increased knowledge, confidence, and/or skills for disease self-management. However, little has been known about the impact of these interventions on a wide range of outcomes for adults with type 2 diabetes (DM2), or which of these interventions, if any, have the greatest impact on glycemic control.
This review article published in the Journal of Diabetology reviewed the published literature on self-management of diabetes across 34 articles.