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The digital version of DESMOND – a gold standard type 2 diabetes structured education programme – has now been made available for free across the country. MyDesmond is an online education course developed by the Leicester Diabetes Centre has been made freely available to help people manage their type 2 diabetes better during the COVID-19...
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A Position Statement on following the low carb approach for managing type 2 diabetes has been released by DESMOND. The Position Statement is as follows: DESMOND is both evidence-based and person-centred.  We encourage people with type 2 diabetes to find their own way to self-manage the condition through lifestyle changes.  DESMOND already incorporates discussion around...
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Brent Integrated Diabetes Service at the London NW Health Care scooped one of the top prizes at this year’s Celebrating DESMOND Awards. Nina Patel and Salma Mehar (pictured) picked up the Innovation prize during an awards ceremony held at Leicester Diabetes Centre in October. The North Cumbria University Hospital  NHS Trust also picked up an...
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There have been some exciting developments happening in Australia due to DESMOND’s strong international partnership. The Australian Government Department of Health is continuing to invest in online self-management and behaviour change programs for the growing number of Australians living with or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. It has commissioned Diabetes WA to adapt,...
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A Position Statement on type 2 diabetes remission has been released by DESMOND. Just recently the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) and the Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS) published a joint statement about reversing a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. DESMOND’s Director Bernie Stribling said: “We felt it was timely to publish our standpoint in light of...
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MyDESMOND is being made available for an international audience as it is set to launch in Australia. The online self-management programme, developed for people living with type 2 diabetes, has been given the go ahead by the Commonwealth Government of Australia. Diabetes WA can now adapt, pilot and roll out the initiative, which will be...
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2019 will see the launch of version 6 of the DESMOND Newly Diagnosed and Foundation curriculum! At DESMOND we pride ourselves on being evidence-based and patient-centred, and recently we have seen some large leaps forward in the world of diabetes and its management. We have already incorporated revisions to our nutritional information based on the...
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The MyDesmond app has reached its 2000th user since it went live in 2018. Accessible on all devices, such as smartphones, tablets and desktops, MyDesmond provides a range of services for those who have or are at risk of type 2 diabetes. Users can monitor their step count, set daily targets, compete with other users...
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Entry for the 2018 Celebrating DESMOND Annual Awards is now open. The programme was launched in 2014 to reward excellence and share learning and good practice across the DESMOND community. It has gone from strength to strength since then and this year saw a high standard of entries. The deadline for entering is midnight on...
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In light of new evidence and guidance we are in the process of reviewing the key food messages in all our modules In Spring 2019 we will be distributing new versions of our Educator curriculua (for our Newly Diagnosed & Foundation module), as well as patient resources (for all modules), however in the meantime we...
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