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.
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 www.jdrf.org.uk
- Diabetes UK. Visit their website www.diabetes.org.uk
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.