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Diabetes Education

Diabetes education improves health outcomes and reduces the onset of serious complications. Watch the short video below to see how education can help you to manage your diabetes:

Please find some education resources below based on which area of BLMK you are registered with a GP:

Type 1 diabetes:

Digibete for children, young people and their families.

MyType1Diabetes for adults with Type 1 diabetes

DAFNE online for adults with Type 1 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes:

MyDesmond – If you are interested in getting access to MyDESMOND, please email: [email protected]

Remote DESMOND course for people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

Remote DESMOND Foundation course for people living with diabetes for more than a year

To access a course please discuss with a member of your GP practice team.

Type 1 diabetes:

Digibete for children and young people and their families

MyType1Diabetes for adults with Type 1 diabetes

BERTIE online for adults with Type 1 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes:

MyDesmond (interactive web-based platform)

Remote DESMOND course for people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

Remote DESMOND Foundation course for people living with diabetes for more than a year

To access a course please discuss with a member of your GP practice team or contact Our Community Provider:

Tel: 0333 405 3128

Email:  [email protected]

Diabetes education is provided by Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to all patients registered with a Milton Keynes GP practice.  For more information about the courses available please see below:

Type 2 Diabetes

To access a course please discuss with your GP/Practice Nurse.

Type 1 Diabetes

DAFNE – Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating

To access this course please discuss with your GP, Consultant, Diabetes nurse or Dietitian.

Other digital resources available include;

Paediatric Diabetes Education

The following websites have useful resources for reference;