In the UK, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs) use clinical indicators to measure the quality of health services commissioned by CCGs and, as far as possible, the associated health outcomes.
‘SWEET’ is an acronym derived from ‘Better control in Pediatric and Adolescent diabeteS: Working to crEate CEnTers of Reference’. This group of established European and national diabetes organisations have joined forces to improve diabetes management in children and adolescents. The website describes what SWEET has achieved over the past years and what they are planning in the field of paediatric diabetes care in Europe.
For children using insulin their diabetes must be carefully managed, including the many hours spent at school. The 'Safe at school' resources from the American Diabetes Association include webinars and educational materials for both parents and teachers. The materials cover the main principles of safe management of insulin in children and will useful in all countries.
This leaflet has been created by The Muslim Council of Britain to help answer common questions regarding diabetes and Ramadan. Written for patients it helps consider the safety implications of fasting and answers questions regarding the role of insulin and potential complications for Muslims.
Hypoglycaemia in the community has been developed to advise on the recognition, treatment and prevention of hypoglycaemia in the community in adults with diabetes mellitus.
The Ipswich Touch Test - screening for neuropathy at home is a quick and easy test, designed to assess sensitiviy in patient's feel and can be done in their own home.