University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Useful information and resources

Patient information leaflets

Our team has produced the following leaflets to give you advice and information on different aspects of living with diabetes:

Completing a carbohydrate counting diary

If you have been asked to complete a carbohydrate counting diary, you can download a copy here.

Individual health care plans for school

You can download care plans for pupils with diabetes to use in schools, produced and maintained by the Wessex Diabetes Network.

Clinic information

Travel letters

Support for schools

An JDRF online learning course is available for professionals who work in schools and other settings where they might come into contact with children and young people who have type 1 diabetes.

Register for the course here (please note this is an external course, UHS is not responsible for its content or updating it).

Setting up and connecting Dexcom, Diasend and LibreLink

You can find guides to help you set up and connect here:

Other organisations and resources

  • University College London Hospitals have produced lots of guides and information about living with diabetes, which you are find here.
  • You can find a range of leaflets about living with diabetes, including drinking alcohol, on the Accu-chek website. Please note that UHS is not responsible for the content or update of this material.
  • JDRF, type 1 diabetes charity. Visit their website
  • Diabetes UK. Visit their website

Online support groups

Waterside Warriors Diabetes

Raising awareness and funds for diabetes support in the local area. Find out more on Facebook here.


Seahawks is a voluntary group helping families in the Hampshire area who have a child with diabetes. You can join their Facebook group.