Diabetes care and information

Preventing Diabetes
There is nothing we can do to prevent Type 1 diabetes. But around 3 in 5 cases of Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed by maintaining a healthy weight, eating well and being active.

Anyone can get it. Type 2 diabetes is a serious health condition. It starts gradually, usually later in life, and because the symptoms may not be so obvious it might be years before you learn that you have it.

Click here to visit the Diabetes UK website with more information about prevention

Living with Diabetes 
Living with diabetes is difficult. There are so many factors to consider and this can be stressful, but you shouldn’t need to put your life on hold. The Diabetes UK website will provide you with the information you need on how you can fit diabetes around your lifestyle, from what to eat to how you can treat and manage your condition effectively. 

Diabetes patient information leaflets
The NHS Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust website hosts a range of patient leaflets including some aimed at diabetic patients.

Below is a list of some of the patient leaflets aimed at diabetics, click here to view the full list

Watch Michelle's story - Teddy's Target

 Watch Tom's story (NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme)

This animation follows Tom who has been told he is at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

It looks at how Tom can prevent the disease from developing and how he got the help and support he needed from the Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.

Healthier You, National Diabetes Prevention Programme are now offering all participants the choice of either:

• Joining remote workshops hosted by a NDPP coach via the zoom platform plus our digital offering as standard

• Offered digital only

• Pause their referral until physical face to face workshops are resumed

Please be reassured, referrals are being received and processed as normal with participants still being sent a letter/email within 48 hours of referral received from healthcare professional or when contacted directly from participant.  If you have further questions please contact us on: ww.healthieryou@nhs.net

World Diabetes Day events 2019 

GNP Gurdwara Diabetes Event - November 2019 

Ramgharia Gurdwara Diabetes Event - November 2019 

Diabetes Awareness Event, Foleshill - November 2018

Diabetes Community Champions 

Get involved in becoming a local diabetes community champion for your local area.


CRGPA Self Referral form 

DESMOND latest report - October 2019 

Pocket Medic 

Type 2 - Cooking healthy and tasty food for BAME communities 

Type 1 - Young people and diabetes 

Latest Pocket Medic report 

Paediatric Diabetes event 

Christmas party 2019

Carb free nibbles

Summary fasting guidelines for Diabetes during Ramadan

Summary guidance - diabetes during Ramadan

Covid-19 sick day rules - type 2 diabetes

Covid-19 sick day rules - type 1 DM and pump therapy


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