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Welcome

Welcome to the Diabetes Education Scotland Website. This website compliments the Diabetes in Scotland website (www.diabetesinscotland.org.uk) and has arisen from the work of the National Education Co-Ordinator.

The website is for both people with diabetes and professionals working with people with diabetes, regardless of their professional background or care setting.

The website hosts a whole range of resources to support self management and education on diabetes as well as signposting people to other links with appropriate information.

The patient education pages host information on educational courses being offered within Health Boards in Scotland. Resources to support education are also signposted. Included is information for Minority Ethnic groups and Children and Young People's education.

The professional education pages host information on education courses for professionals, competency frameworks and signpost to other relevant websites or resources.

Key literature : this pages hosts, and refers to, key literature in diabetes, diet and nutrition, lifestyle aspects, policies and self management of a long term condition.

Who's Who : This page identifies key contacts for the Diabetes Education Advisory Group and email addresses for Education Leads in each Health Board.

Websites : Useful websites are identified and, where possible, grouped by subject area for ease of access.

News : news relating to diabetes education will be published here.

The website is maintained by the Scottish Diabetes Education Advisory Group.