Localities: DESMOND is currently being delivered throughout Dumfries & Nithsdale, Stewartry & Wigtownshire and Annandale & Eskdale.
Referral Pathway: Local referral pathway to DESMOND locally: Referrals received from both GPs/Practice Nurses and Consultants for people newly diagnosed or those with established diabetes requiring an update.
DESMOND Newly Diagnosed module available (for patients up to 12 months post diagnosis)
DESMOND Foundation module available (for those with established diabetes)
In 2009, we had approximately 450 people attending one of our community-based DESMOND sessions in Dumfries & Galloway, and we are pleased we are able to offer DESMOND education programmes at various locations throughout our region which includes Dumfries & Nithsdale, Stewartry & Wigtownshire and Annandale & Eskdale.