This review article published in the Journal of Diabetology reviewed the published literature on self-management of diabetes across 34 articles.
In this quality improvement report the authors from St George's NHS Trust outline their approach to standardise insulin prescribing to improve safety in hospitals.
NICE recommends that structured patient education is made available for all people with diabetes at the time of initial diagnosis and then as required on an ongoing basis, based on a formal, regular assessment of need.
Foot ulcers are a common and serious complication of diabetes.This summary is based on a Cochrane systematic review containing 11 randomised controlled trials with a total of 2,686 participants aged over 18 years with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
The DAFNE programme is a not-for profit organisation and the site offers information about the programme for people with diabetes, health care professionals and commissioners.