Central resource page for management and referral information for Diabetes mellitus and its complications
Speciality: Endocrinology & Diabetes
Bariatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the causes, prevention, and treatment of obesity.
APC Guidance on self testing of blood glucose
Community management advice for difficult diabetic and lipid cases
Diabetic retinopathy, also known as diabetic eye disease, is when damage occurs to the retina due to diabetes.
Referral advice for diabetic foot and vascular problems
Identification of patients and families at raised CV risk from Total Cholesterol of 9mmol/l or more
Hyperlipidaemia is abnormally elevated levels of any or all lipids and/or lipoproteins in the blood.
Personalised support to reduce their risk of Type 2 diabetes including education on healthy eating and lifestyle, help to lose weight and physical exercise programmes
Podiatrists are health care professionals who have been trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs.
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Referral guideline for rapid referral of suspected type 1 diabetes to reduce the risk of diabetic ketoacidosis
Vitamin D blood levels should only be tested with symptoms indicative of rickets, osteomalacia or symptomatic hypocalcaemia. If deficiency is found with these symptoms, a course of high dose replacement therapy should be prescribed