Diabetes & Endocrinology Useful Links

Diabetes General Links

www.diabetes.org.ukDiabetes UK is the leading diabetes charity in the UK. They have an excellent website that covers all aspects of diabetes care for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.  We recommend that if you want further information on any area of your diabetes you use this website first.
www.runsweet.com - To find out more information about sporting activities and diabetes.
www.bertieonline.org.uk - To find out more on the basic principles of carbohydrate counting.
www.ukdrn.org - Find out more about our research.
 

Driving and Diabetes
If you drive and are on medication for diabetes you may need to inform DVLA.
The following sources give further information about driving with diabetes:

Diabetes UK Careline 0845 120 2960
Diabetes UK website: www.diabetes.org.uk/Guide-to-diabetes/Living_with_diabetes/Driving/Informing_the_DVLA
DVLA: www.gov.uk/diabetes-driving
TREND-UK: trend-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/08.06.16-Driving-leaflet-1.pdf

 

Diabetes Technology

www.england.nhs.uk/publication/flash-glucose-monitoring-national-arrangements-for-funding-of-relevant-diabetes-patients - To review the NHS England criteria for flash glucose monitoring funding.
progress.freestylediabetes.co.uk - To learn more about how to get the most from using the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system.
www.nice.org.uk/guidance/TA151/chapter/1-guidance - To review current guidance for the use of insulin pumps in diabetes

 

Endocrinology Useful Links

www.pituitary.org.uk – Pituitary Foundation
www.addisonsdisease.org.uk – Addison’s Self Help Group
www.btf-thyroid.org – British Thyroid Foundation
www.livingwithcah.com – CAH Support Group
www.amend.org.uk - Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders
www.verity-pcos.org.uk - Self-help group for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)