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Advice for people with diabetes and their families

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Resources to improve your clinical practice

We have a range of resources that can help improve the quality of care delivered and improve patient outcomes.

Supporting HCPs leaflet (PDF, 1.12 MB)

This leaflet describes how Diabetes UK can work with and support healthcare professionals and their patients. 

Information Prescriptions

All the information you need on Information Prescriptions.

Waiting room slides (PPT, 2.9 MB)

Use these slides in your waiting rooms to let your patients know how Diabetes UK can help.

15 Healthcare Essentials videos

The essential checks and services that people with diabetes should be offered and receive every year are known as the 15 Healthcare Essentials.

Meds & Kit (PDF, 2.8 MB)

This guide lists the glucose meters, Flash, CGMs, pumps, pens, medications and insulin's that are currently available in the UK, with specs, details and images. It is designed to be used with your patients and shared with colleagues.

Handy HbA1c converter

To help you with the transition from the percentage system you were used to, we have developed a converter.

Diabetes education & self-management

This page gives healthcare professionals and local decision-makers more information about patient education options. It includes resources to use with your patients and advice on improving uptake.

Footcare resources

This section contains resources to help you improve your local foot services, resources to improve your clinical footcare skills and leaflets to use in your consultations.

Older people with diabetes

We have developed a range of recommended resources which support the good clinical practice for care home residents with diabetes.

Diabetes 10 Point Training

Diabetes 10 Point Training is a resource designed for clinicians giving care to people with diabetes.

Eating well with diabetes postcards

This easy-to-use resource allows you to give your patients reliable and trustworthy dietary information.

Physical activity report - helping people with diabetes to get active

This guide is for anyone professionally involved in promoting an active lifestyle, like managing a gym or working in public health.

How-to guide: Non face-to-face clinics

Here you can find a range of resources to support you to plan and implement non face-to-face models of care.

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