Most people with diabetes only spend around three hours a year with their doctor, nurse or consultant. For the other 8,757 hours they must manage their diabetes themselves.
Managing diabetes day-to-day can be difficult. This is why it’s important people have the knowledge and skills to manage their diabetes so they can live well and avoid complications.
If you are having problems getting on a course, or want to know more check out our guide to getting on an education course (PDF, 83KB). Take action and make sure that more people are offered and attend vital diabetes education courses.