Our A Safer Ramadan Toolkit is available for any health organisation or individual to purchase. For a one-off payment of £500.00, you can provide community awareness, Healthcare Professional (HCP) training and patient education sessions to help raise awareness in your local community of the need to fast safely with Type 2 diabetes during Ramadan.
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Two administrators from the DESMOND team in Gosport in Hampshire have stepped up to become Lay Educators.
This Summer the DESMOND Programme will be releasing two new initiatives set to change the level of continuing support available to those with newly diagnosed or established Type 2 diabetes.
"After a tough session assessing all of the entries in the annual Celebrating DESMOND awards, we are pleased to announce the shortlisted candidates (see below). The standards were high and the quality of entries is a testament to all of the hard, dedicated and innovative work being carried out by DESMOND teams. The winners will be revealed on World Diabetes Day, which takes place on Friday, 14th November, 2014. Thank you to everyone who entered and good luck to those who are through to the final stage." Bernie Stribling, Director DESMOND
We are pleased to announce the release of our Injectable Therapies Toolkit. The toolkit contains everything you need to run a rolling programme of group sessions for those on insulin or GLP-1 Therapy.
Excellence in Type 2 diabetes structured education has been recognised in the annual DESMOND awards
DESMOND fits into this around changing from seeing patients 1:1-due to ever increasing prevalence and aiming to get clients self-managing-therefore moving towards structured education and a package that works very effectively.
The DESMOND team covering Limerick and North Tipperary, has achieved reductions in HbA1c and triglyceride levels.
A review of the literature was completed through the PubMed database at the end of last year, which examined evidence from 2014 around saturated fats. 368 articles were identified and of those 37 were examined in detail.
Sarah Harrison has joined the DESMOND National Office team as a Quality Development Assessor.
Evidenced-based structured education is the only “long-term answer” available to the NHS in meeting the challenge posed by the increase in prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, the Director of DESMOND has said.
Tracey Douglas has joined the DESMOND National Office team as a Quality Development Assessor.
It’s Dietitians Week and DESMOND's Cheryl Taylor is marking the occasion by attending a high-profile event at the House of Lords.
Diabetes Week takes place from Sunday 14 to Saturday 20 June and we’re encouraging DESMOND teams to get involved by flying the flag for high-quality structured education.
Details have been released for the second annual Celebrating DESMOND Awards ceremony.
A Walking Away from Diabetes workshop by Greenwich Healthy Living has received “excellent feedback”.
Geri Gray helped to provide free healthcare to more than 200 people during a trip to Rwanda.
We have had three abstracts about the benefits of DESMOND accepted for this year’s World Diabetes Congress.