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Type 2 diabetes
Last month, we shared the story of DESMOND Nottinghamshire and their journey of establishing the DESMOND brand across the county and the impact of COVID-19. In this month’s ‘A focus on..’ we want to share with you the patient experiences and outcomes, as well as the data presented at the Diabetes UK 2019 conference. Patient...
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With providers of diabetes care across the country putting post-COVID-19 recovery plans in place to improve access to care, perhaps a digital solution is the answer? The Leicester Diabetes Centre, part of the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is offering a ‘Digital First’ suite of online, structured education programmes that offer flexibility around the...
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Over the coming months, we are going to be sharing the great work of DESMOND providers across the UK and Ireland. This month’s ‘A focus on’ imparts the story of the DESMOND Nottinghamshire team. There is a huge amount to share with you all, so this story will be covered over two articles – please...
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People living with Type 2 diabetes across the UK have been unable to access vital support because of COVID-19 restrictions, despite accounting for 31% of COVID related hospital deaths. As a result, people with and at risk of diabetes are sourcing the support of digital tools like MyDESMOND to help them self-manage their symptoms. NHS...
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Grace Bathgate, DESMOND National Trainer, will retire this Summer from her role with us. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Grace for her amazing contribution and commitment to DESMOND and the world of diabetes patient education.  Grace started working for the DESMOND National team in 2008 following her accreditation as one of...
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The Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR), the leading open access digital health research publisher, recently published ‘Using Intervention Mapping to develop a digital self-management progamme for people with type 2 diabetes: tutorial on MyDESMOND’. The paper, written by Dr Michelle Hadjiconstantinou, Chartered Psychologist, The Leicester Diabetes Centre, provides a step-by-step guide, based on the...
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DESMOND’s interactive digital platform, MyDESMOND has been approved and welcomed on to the trusted NHS apps library as a valuable resource for people preventing or managing type 2 diabetes. A welcome step for people who have been unable to access face-to-face group education during the COVID-19 pandemic. The NHS apps library has been established as a...
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