As a clinical network we are aware that there is a huge volume of information available relating to Diabetes. Following discussion at the south east Essex Diabetes clinical network we would like to advise GP practices to direct any patients with interest in diabetes (particularly any recently diagnosed diabetic patients) to the following sources:
- Diabetes UK - https://www.diabetes.org.uk/Professionals/Information-support-for-your-patients/Education-Information/
- NHS Choices - http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Diabetes/Pages/Diabetes.aspx
- British Dietetic Association - https://www.bda.uk.com/
- Essex Diabetic Eye Screening Programme - http://www.essexdesp.co.uk/
Dr Alex Shaw on behalf of the south east Essex Diabetes clinical network.
Flash glucose scanning commissioning policy
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