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Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

DIABETES information

BACKGROUND VIDEO:


DIABETES CARE at Sunny Meed is undertaken by the team:

diabetes explained

 

 Dr Sara Gil Rivas - Lead GP for diabetes:

  • oversees diagnosis & recall procedures
  • undertakes clinical reviews
  • advises the clinical team if required on management and referrals

Sister Clare Fluker - Lead diabetes nurse:

  • counsels all newly diagnosed diabetics
  • undertakes clinical reviews
  • reviews routine monitoring (HBa1c, lipids, kidney function, BP)results to determine if patients need a face to face or phone follow up with one of the clinical team

Sister Laura Donaldson:

  • undertakes clinical reviews

Health Care Assistants:

  • undertake blood tests and screening including BP, BMI, urine analysis
  • undertake foot checks
  • counsel about smoking cessation if required

RECALL You are invited for an annual review in your birthday month and encouraged to attend again at 6 months if not before for monitoring purposes.

This complements the care you may be receiving in the hospital and supports ongoing safe prescribing.

We cover the 15 essential healthcare standards:

Diabetes

Diabetes Dietary Advice

SUPPORT from Diabetes UK:

diabetes


further information videos.... 


Medical  exemption  certificate

JUST ASK US IF YOU NEED A MEDICAL EXEMPTION FORM COMPLETED - WE WILL COMPLETE ONE ONCE YOU HAVE BEEN STARTED ON MODICATION FOR DIABETES


SHARPS DISPOSAL:  Sharps disposal

How to safely dispose of sharps

Click HERE to request a sharps bin disposal


Important information for diabetics:

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

For more information please see the below leaflet.

BKPA-Patient-at-Risk-Leaflet_Printout.pdf


DIABETES PREVENTION:

click the image to find out more about pre-diabetes and the National Diabetes Prevention Programme:

Prediabetes

Healthier You

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