Diabetes UK have launched an online self-management support programme for people with type 2 diabetes to learn about and manage their condition. It is a useful resource for both patients and those professionals involved in supporting self-management in diabetes.
This paper by Anne Cooper and Partha Kar and published in the Journal of Diabetes Nursing examines the role of technology, social media and networks to support people to self manage their diabetes. It also looks at the evidence base for impact.
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.
Type 1 diabetes can be a frightening and disempowering problem for young adults who leave home to attend college or university for the first time. They can often be resistant to using healthcare services and are at a higher risk of depression.