Yearly Archives: 2020

Free virtual training sessions

 Abbott Diabetes Care are now providing free virtual training sessions to support you in getting the most out of your FreeStyle Libre and understanding the data on LibreView.  These will take place via a Webinar.  A NEEDS healthcare professional will also be attending.    The dates available are 19th October at 4pm 20th November at 2pm

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Meet our Mental Health Practitioner

Hear what our Mental Health Practitioner, Clair Piper, has to say about mental health for those living with diabetes and the support services available through NEEDS: I trained to be a Mental Health Nurse back in 2008 and have worked in a variety of settings including mental health inpatient wards and within the community setting.

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Sick Day Rules for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

The sick day rules below are for those living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. They have been adapted to include a few extra steps for people to consider during the current COVID-19 situation. If you have the TREND or DAFNE sick day rules you can still follow these – the core advice is the same.

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