The Diabetes Forum is a community for patients, carers and clinicians. It is a resource which healthcare professionals may find useful to suggest patients access to better manage their diabetes more safely.
There is a growing body of evidence that supports the idea that improving self-care improves outcomes. This discussion paper looks at the evidence and challenges of self-management to reduce complications.
This leaflet, from NHS Diabetes, can be given to women with diabetes considering or planning a pregnancy. It contains useful information about diabetes control and medications management in pregnancy.
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.
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.
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.