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The following pages provide links to information on Diabetes. These are rated as good quality.
Diabetes UK - A
charity offering booklets on diabetes and various other leaflets, online information and the latest research on diabetes. UK
NHS Website: Provide information about diabetes insipidus, diabetes,type1, diabetes, type2 , Gestational diabetes, Hypoglycaemia, Hyperglycaemia, Diabetic retinopathy
InDependent Diabetes Trust: Information on Understanding diabetes, related health issues
and various leaflets to download.
PatientUK – Information leaflets on Diabetes Type 1, Diabetes Type 2, Diabetes - Treatments for Type 2, Diabetes - Diabetic Retinopathy, Diabetes and High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Foot Care and Foot Ulcers.
British Heart Foundation - provides information on Diabetes and coronary heart disease.
You can download "diabetes and your heart"
online. You can alsoorder it for free by emailing to email@example.com
orby calling the BHF Order line on 0870 600 6566.
Stroke Association - Information about Diabetes and stroke
Blood Pressure Association- Information about Diabetes and High Blood Pressure
NICE: An independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health. Information is available for patients on the following:
Allogeneic pancreatic islet cell transplantation for type 1 diabetes mellitus: understanding NICE guidance
Diabetes in pregnancy: understanding NICE guidance
Diabetes (types 1 and 2) - patient education models: information for the public
Diabetes - insulin pump therapy: understanding NICE guidance
Type 1 diabetes: understanding NICE guidance
Easy Health- Diabetes Leaflets and videos
From Diabetes UK
Arabic | Bengali | Chinese | English | Gujarati | Punjabi | Somali | Urdu | Welsh Cymraeg
From NHS Choices
(please note information last updated in 2008)
Diabetes - Cantonese 中文| French Blenvenue| Gujarati | Polish | Portugese | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Turkish| Urdu|
Hypoglycaemia - French | Gujarati | Polish | Portuguese | Punjabi | Somali | Spanish | Turkish |
Diabetic Retinopathy - Cantonese| French| Gujarati| Polish| Portuguese| Punjabi| Somali| Turkish|
Self-help Support: The following sites provide links to various self-help support groups for diabetes.
PatientUk - Patient Support group information
Around Hounslow & Isleworth
UK- Information desk at - on Tuesday Mornings, running an on-going programme of educational, social meetings for local diabetics and those with an interest in diabetes, operating a help line and assisting local children with diabetes to attend special holidays. West Middlesex Hospital
Contact: David Cahill on 020 8572 8959 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Diabetes Service (Hounslow) : The Diabetes Service in Hounslow provides the following services for adults with type 2 diabetes, and some with type 1 diabetes:
|Diabetes Group Education Programmes (“X-Pert”) – (including programmes in South Asian languages|
|Consultant and GP-led clinics|
|A domicillary service (DSN) for housebound patients|
|Training and education of healthcare professionals, including community nurses, GPs and primary care staff.|
Contact: Heart of Hounslow Centre for Health, 92 Bath Road, Hounslow, TW3 3EL
Tel: 020 8630 3564. Email: email@example.com
Diabetes Service (Richmond) : Specialist teams, based at Teddington Memorial Hospital can provide specialist care for cases that are too complex to be dealt with by their GP practice but not complex enough to warrant hospital admission.
Contact: Teddington Memorial Hospital, Hampton Road, Teddington, Middlesex, TW11 0JL. Tel: 020 8714 4070
Diabetes UK - Hounslow Voluntary Group: offer support services, hold local meetings, organise experts to come to give free lecture talks on diabetes matters, organise road shows at local fairs etc, hold socials, organise local fundraising and coordinate volunteer activities.
Diabetes UK - Richmond & Twickenham Voluntary Group: The main aims of this group are:
-To promote the wellbeing of people living with diabetes and its related complications
-To advance the understanding of diabetes by education; of people with diabetes, their carers, healthcare professionals and the general public
-To promote and fund research into the causes, prevention and cure of diabetes
British Diabetic Association: Offers advice about diabetes care, diet, family weekends, holidays for children, and literature on all aspects of diabetes.
Contact:10 Queen Anne Street,London,W1M OBD. Tel:020 7323 1531
Diabetes Foundation: 177a, Tennison Road, London, SE25 SNF.Tel 020 8656 5467.
The leading charity
working for people with diabetes in the
Contact: 10 Parkway,
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF): JDRF funds research to find a cure for diabetes and its complications. It also provides infomation about living with diabetes and research progress.
Contact: JDRF Head Office,19 Angel Gate, City Road, London, EC1V 2PT. Tel: 020 7713 2030. email:firstname.lastname@example.org
The MedicAlert Foundation: The MedicAlert provides a life-saving body worn identification service to individuals with hidden medical condition(s) and / or allergies. Healthcare and emergency professionals can access a Member’s personal and medical details at any hour by reverse charge call from anywhere in the world. Freephone: 0800 581420 Email: email@example.com
London Borough of Hounslow Libraries - Information can be found at your local public library. Other Local information can be found at London Borough of Hounslow Health and Social Care
Myhealthapps.net features 307 apps. The apps have been selected by 456 patient groups, disability groups or empowered consumers as their favourite apps. The reviews from these groups are supplied for each app, as well as weblinks to the groups themselves.
See also Heart diseases, Eye disorders and Hormone disorders
Gov.Uk- Diabetes and Driving
BBC Diabetes Section
Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation
InDependent Diabetes Trust
Healthtalkonline: real stories
Juvenile Diabetes Research
Lab Tests Online UK
Go to Diabetes Point
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