Diabetes

Diabetes Newsletter June 2020

There are new online services, launched by NHS England, for people living with Diabetes. These are designed to help people manage their condition during the coronavirus pandemic.

See the details of three new online services for people with Diabetes:

  • DigiBete - this offers support for children and young people with Type 1 Diabetes. The DigiBete App allows diabetes teams to send information and resources about managing Type 1 Diabetes at home, allows patients to store insulin ratios, care plans, future appointments and notes. It provides help and advice through access to over 200 Type 1 Diabetes films.

  • MyType1Diabetes - is a new free online platform to support adults with managing their Type 1 Diabetes. MyType1Diabetes, is provided by MyWay Digital Health and includes tailored advice and information created by NHS experts in diabetes. Adults with Type 1 Diabetes can use this platform to access lots of information about diabetes, including videos, leaflets and eLearning courses to learn and understand more about their Type 1 Diabetes and to increase their confidence in how to manage it.

  • Healthy Living - This service will provide support for those with Type 2 Diabetes. This is currently unavailable however, is expected to be available later this year.

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