The diabetes team provides care for people with diabetes. They work very closely with the Diabetes Specialist Nurses to support patients who are on insulin and need to know how to alter the dose in line with how much carbohydrate they eat at each meal.
The team also run education groups for people with Type 1 diabetes who are keen to know more about their diet and how to adjust their medication to control their diabetes as well as they can. This includes supporting patients who are on insulin pump therapy.
The team delivers the X-PERT group education programme for people with Type 2 diabetes to help them self-manage their condition.
Diabetes made easy – these new two-hour sessions are for people with type 2 diabetes and take place in the community: