Online appointments, routine discussions with GPs and a dedicated helpline for those treated with insulin are among a range of measures that the NHS has already adopted so that diabetes care can go ahead as normal. The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is also being delivered remotely using platforms such as Microsoft Teams to continue to help those at risk of Type 2 diabetes to reduce their risk.
Support and Resources for People living with Type 1 diabetes can now access the following technology:
Digibete App for Children and young people with Type 1 diabetes along with their families providing a wide range of awareness, education, training and support resources.
MyType1Diabetes for Adults with Type 1 diabetes can access the service directly by visiting myType1diabetes it includes videos and eLearning courses, to help people understand more about their Type 1 diabetes and increase their confidence in how to manage it.
Support and Resources for People with Type 2 Diabetes
Coming Later this Year Healthy Living for people with Type 2 diabetes
The platform aims to provide users with the skills and knowledge to manage their Type 2 diabetes effectively, including advice on emotional and mental wellbeing, and helps users adopt and maintain healthy behaviours around diet and exercise.