Health Care Professionals Resources

Discover the wealth of diabetes care resources available for health care professionals.We constantly update this page, but if you still can’t find what you’re looking for, please feel free to get in touch with us – we will be more than happy to help.

A-Z Diabetes Trust pages

Links to NHS Trust diabetes teams web pages and contact information. If we've not included yours, please let us know!

Competency Frameworks

Available online diabetes nurse competency documents and information. If you know of any others, let us know!

Covid-19

Here you will find links related to diabetes and Covid-19 including research data and inpatient guidance.

Diabetes Societies

Here you will find links to different diabetes national bodies, associations and societies.

Diabetes University Courses

Links to accredited level 6 and 7 diabetes courses from a range of universities across the UK.

Diabetes Shorter Courses

Available online short courses, CPD & E learning on different diabetes related subjects.

Diabetes Blogs & Vlogs

A selection of blogs written by people living with diabetes and diabetes health care professionals. If you have a blog to share, please let us know.

Diabetes in Pregnancy

 

Links to up to date guidelines and information about pre conceptual care and diabetes in pregnancy.

Health & Care Video Library

Link to the NHS approved health and care video library. All videos are written and developed by NHS clinicians.

End of Life

 

Available documents, guidelines and information about the key principles of diabetes care in palliative or end of life setting.

Exercise

Links to available websites focusing mainly on type 1 diabetes and exercise can be found here.

Foot Care

A range of local and national guidance and diabetes foot care information. If you have local pathway you'd like us to add, please get in touch.

Injection Technique & Safety

Links to up to date injection technique guidance and how use safety needle devices.

Inpatient Care

 

Find links here to up to date injection technique guidance and how use safety needle devices.

Insulin Pumps & Technology

A wide range of information and guidance around insulin pumps and diabetes technology.

Language Matters

 

Links can be found to the language matters diabetes website which is now a global initiative and the language matters document.

Learning Disability

Here you will find links to diabetes learning disability resources and leaflets used by different teams. If you have something to share, please let us know.

Mental Health

A wide range of mental health & self help websites and services can be found here. Information about diabetes burnout and links to diabetes related eating disorders can also be found.

National Guidance & Audits

Links can be found here to national and international diabetes guidance and audits.

Nutrition

 

Available links to nutritional resources including carb counting can be found here. If you have any local resources to share, please let us know.

Older People

Find information here about diabetes management in the older population.

Paediatrics

A wealth of diabetes information and resources for children and young adults can be found here.

People with Diabetes

A wealth of diabetes information and resources for people living with diabetes can be found here.

Renal

Links can be found here for diabetes and renal disease and potential treatment options that can be renal protective.

Support Groups

Links to online diabetes support groups across the UK. If you know of any we've not added, please get in touch!

Useful Apps

There are a wealth of apps that can help with diabetes management for use by both clinicians and people living with diabetes.

Disclaimer

The links provided are not produced by the DSN forum UK.
We take no responsibility for the advice given within them. There are no financial interests or incentives in the decision to post links, the aim is to share best practice in diabetes care.