understanding_diabetes

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Understanding Diabetes
Dr Gill Hood
North Thames Clinical Research Network
Barts Health NHS Trust
18.7.14
15 Research Networks in England – “Making patients
and the NHS Better”
Host
NIHR Clinical Research Network
name
Barts Health NHS Trust
North Thames
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS
Foundation Trust
Greater Manchester
Guy's And St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
South London
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
North West London
Norfolk And Norwich University Hospitals NHS
Foundation Trust
Eastern
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
Thames Valley and South Midlands
Royal Devon And Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
South West Peninsula
Royal Liverpool And Broadgreen University
Hospitals NHS Trust
North West Coast
Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation
Trust
Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust
Yorkshire and Humber
The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS
Foundation Trust
North East and North Cumbria
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
West Midlands
University Hospital Southampton NHS
Foundation Trust
Wessex
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation
Trust
West of England
University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
East Midlands
The Department of Health has announced
the 15 NHS Trusts/Foundation Trusts that
will host the local branches of the NIHR
Clinical Research Network from April 2014.
North Thames CRN by Divisions from 1.4.14
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Cancer
Diabetes,
stroke,
cardiovascular
disease,
metabolic and
endocrine
disorders, renal
Children,
genetics,
haematology,
paediatrics,
reproductive
health and
childbirth
mental
health and
neurology
Primary Care, age
and ageing,
dentistry, HSR,
public health,
musculoskeletal,
dermatology
Anaesthesia/
peri-operative
medicine and pain
management,
critical care,
injuries/
emergencies,
surgery, ENT,
infectious
diseases/
microbiology,
ophthalmology,
respiratory,
gastroenterology,
hepatology,
Test your knowledge
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How many people in the UK are currently diagnosed with Diabetes?
How many people are expected to have diabetes but don’t know it?
How many people have pre-diabetes?
How many types of diabetes are there?
Name 3 things that put people at increased risk of developing T2
Diabetes?
What causes T1 Diabetes?
What are the treatments for T1D?
What causes T2 Diabetes?
What are the treatments for T2D?
What is the main aim of treating diabetes?
What is the blood test HbA1c?
Should people with diabetes exercise?
Is there such a thing as ‘mild’ diabetes?
How often should people with diabetes have a review by their doctor or
diabetes team?
Looking after your diabetes
• Medical management goals for diabetes are
to aim, as early as possible, for near normal
blood glucose, cholesterol, and blood
pressure
• Treatment will include regular medication,
monitoring, dietary management and
exercise regime – an uphill struggle
• This can conflict with normal living
• Personal self management goals may be
different for people and based on other
priorities, and influenced by many things
• Knowledge about your diabetes and general
understanding of health can help! Some tips.

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