Diabetes Resources - Adults

(See also - Diabetes resources for children and young people)

Listed here are resources for both healthcare professionals, and people living with or caring for someone who may be at high risk of diabetes or living with the condition. The table below includes any relevant pathways, clinical guidelines and referrals forms and other resources in the form of leaflets, websites, apps and films.

People at High Risk of Diabetes

Pathways

Clinical Guidelines/Referral Forms

Resources

Adults

Adults: NDPP

 

Know your risk
Qdiabetes tool: https://qdiabetes.org/2018/

Diabetes UK - Risk Score & Prevention

Self Management & Skills

National Diabetes Prevention Programme (NDPP) – programme overview: www.stopdiabetes.co.uk/

5 minute film with feedback from people who have attended the course in Leeds: www.leeds.gov.uk/diabetes

 

 

High Risk of Diabetes’ booklet (available via PHRC)

One you Leeds

Active Leeds

Diabetes UK - Risk Score & Prevention

NHS Health Check

NHS Health check (MENCAP) – easy read information for someone with a learning disability

TYPE 1

Pathways

Clinical Guidelines/Referral Forms

Resources

Adults

 

Adults:
Diabetic Nurse Specialist (St James's Hospital) (Referral)

What is Type 1 diabetes?
NHS Website:
www.nhs.uk/conditions/type-1-diabetes

Diabetes UK: www.diabetes.org.uk/
diabetes-the-basics/what-is-type-1-diabetes

JDRF - Adult Type 1 Toolkit – providing information to newly diagnosed, available to order here at the bottom of page:
https://jdrf.org.uk/information-support/
about-type-1-diabetes/

JDRF – Type 1 Pregnancy Toolkit – free toolkit including information regarding Pre-conception, pregnancy and delivery: https://jdrf.org.uk/information-support/newly-diagnosed/
information-packs-and-leaflets/pregnancy-toolkit-e-download/

Baby Buddy app:
https://web.bestbeginnings.org.uk/web/ask-a-question/
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Self Management & Skills
DAFNE (dose adjustment for normal eating) – 5 day course available via Leeds Teaching Hospitals: www.dafne.uk.com/

TYPE 2

Pathways

Clinical Guidelines/Referral Forms

Adults

 

Adults:
The Leeds Guidance for Blood Glucose Control in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (Clinical Guideline)

Glycaemic Control for Older People with Type 2 Diabetes and Frailty and/or Multi-morbidity (Clinical Guideline)

Diabetes Service - Leeds Community Healthcare (including LEEDS Programme HCP referral) (Referral)

Diabetes Structured Education (Type 2) - LEEDS Programme - Patient Self Referral (Referral)

Blood Glucose Meter Recommendations Type 2 Diabetes (Clinical Guideline) 

What is Type 2 diabetes?
NHSE website: www.nhs.uk/conditions/type-2-diabetes/

Self Management &Skills
LEEDS Programme – information leaflet and promotional film:
www.leedscommunityhealthcare.nhs.uk/
our- services-a-z/diabetes-service/
the-leeds-programme/

 

 

Information leaflets:
Insulin 10 Top tips
Blood Glucose 10 Top tips
Available here: www.leedscommunityhealthcare.nhs.uk/
our-services-a-z/diabetes-service/

How Your insulin works
Getting Accurate and useful home blood glucose measurements
Getting the most from your insulin treatment
Available here:
www.leedsth.nhs.uk/patients-visitors/patient-and-visitor-
information/patient-information-leaflets/
diabetes-and-endocrinology

Diabetes UK ‘How To’ films:

General Information

 

Adults

Adults:
Acute Diabetic Feet (Adults)
(Leeds Pathways)
Non Acute Diabetic Feet (Adults)
(Leeds Pathways)

Learning Zone for those newly diagnosed -
click on Learning Zone tab
www.diabetes.org.uk/

Adults:
Clinical guidelines for the management of adult diabetic foot infections (Clinical Guideline)

Acute Referral for Diabetic Foot (Diabetic Limb Salvage Service) (Referral)

Non Acute Referral Diabetic (Foot Protection Service) (Referral)

Diabetic Eye Screening Service (Referral)

Protocol for rapid Vitamin D replacement before scheduled IV bisphosphonate and SC denosumab in osteoporosis (Clinical Protocol)

Blood Glucose - Summary Guidelines for Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose ( SMBG ) Guideline - Adults (Clinical Guideline)

Fiasp (Ultra Rapid Acting Insulin Aspart) Amber Drug Guidance for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Diabetes (Clinical Guideline)

Management of steroid and hyperglycaemia in adults for Secondary Care (Clinical Guideline)

Blood Ketone Test Strips in Primary Care Prescribing of (Clinical Guideline)

Diabetes UK – The Basics: www.diabetes.org.uk/Diabetes-the-basics
My Diabetes Booklet - A booklet for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, with the information you need to help you understand and manage your condition, know when and where to get help and find out about the services and support available to you
www.leedsccg.nhs.uk/publications/
my-diabetes-information-resource-booklet/

Diabetic Foot Pathways

Looking after your feet
https://youtu.be/2vkoBudZbxE

Low, moderate, high and ulcerated foot leaflets including information on looking after your feet - www.leedsccg.nhs.uk/health/healthy-living/diabetes/

Foot Screening for healthcare professionals: https://youtu.be/U2_-zWdSdYE

Diabetes in Pregnancy
NHS website – diabetes in pregnancy www.nhs.uk/conditions/gestational-diabetes/

Baby Buddy app -
https://web.bestbeginnings.org.uk/web/ask-a-question/
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Safe Driving
TREND UK: http://trend-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/ 2018/03/
A5_6pp_Driving_TREND_CONNECT.pdf


DVLA:
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/
government/uploads/system/uploads/
attachment_data/file/
717760/inf1882-diabetes-driving.pdf

Improving Care for people with diabetes and a learning disability – DUK Professional resources for HCPS on:
Identification, making reasonable adjustments,. Communication, easy read resources (general info, screening, diet and exercise)
www.diabetes.org.uk/Professionals/
Resources/shared-practice/
for-people-with-learning-disability

Dietary Advice
Managing Type 2 Diabetes during Ramadan (short film):
https://youtu.be/0HtZYL6t6BM
The British Dietetic Association www.bda.uk.com/foodfacts/GIDiet.pdf
www.bda.uk.com/foodfacts/
wholegrains.pdf

Carbs and cals book or app helps people plan meals and understand carb content of food. www.carbsandcals.com/

Insulin Safety Leaflet: Insulin Safety Leaflet for Patients

Self Help Leaflets to improve mental health
leaflets
: https://web.ntw.nhs.uk/selfhelp/
Diabetes UK: diabetes and emotional health guide and toolkit

Other Types of diabetes

 

Adults

 

 

Diabetes UK - ‘Other types of diabetes’:
www.diabetes.org.uk/diabetes-the-basics/
other-types-of-diabetes