Diabetes Resources

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

Children and Young People

Adults

Adults: NDPP

 

Change for Life resources:

Food Facts: www.nhs.uk/change4life/food-facts

Food Scanner app: https://play.google.com/store/apps
/details?id=com.phe.c4lfoodsmart&hl=en_GB

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

Children and Young People

Adults

 

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

Digibete: video platform to help young people and families to manage Type 1 diabetes: www.digibete.org/

Workbook to support with practical information: www.digibete.org/resources/upbete/

JDRF - Children’s KIDSAC (JDRF)- providing information to newly diagnosed, available to order here at bottom of page: https://jdrf.org.uk/information-support/
about-type-1-diabetes/

Various education resources for children and young people and healthcare professionals also found here:
www.cypdiabetesnetwork.nhs.uk/
education-tools- resources/education-children/

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

Children and Young People

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?
 
Diabetes UK: www.diabetes.org.uk/diabetes-the-basics/what-is-type-2-diabetes

Diabetes UK ‘How To’ films:
How to inject insulin as a child
Workbook to support with practical information: www.leedsccg.nhs.uk/content/uploads/
2019/03/Type-2-Workbook.pdf

Education and Resources:
www.cypdiabetesnetwork.nhs.uk/
education-tools-resources/education-children/

 

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

 

Children & Young People

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/

Children & Young People:
Children's Medicine Clinics (Referral)

Diabetes Service - Children/Teenage (Referral)
Sick Days in Children and Young People With Diabetes Guidelines for Management of (Clinical Guideline)
Adults:
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)

Diabetic Foot Pathways
Looking after your feet for children and young people: www.leedsccg.nhs.uk/content/uploads/
2019/03/YH-Network-Foot-care-leaflet.pdf

Transition to Adult Services
Transition Age (17-25 years)
Series of films to support transition process: www.lchtv.com/adult-diabetes

Information leaflets on a number of topics including:

Transition to adult services

Festival Leaflet

Starting University

Piercing

Exam leaflets

Drinking Safely

Streetwise (Emotional wellbeing with diabetes)

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

 

Children & Young People

Adults

 

 

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

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