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Birmingham Community Healthcare:Diabetes Service

Community Trust led integrated diabetic service with specific focus on the Asian population.

Diabetes Service

The diabetes service offers a comprehensive service for adults with diabetes.
The range of care provided includes group education sessions delivered in English and a number of commonly-spoken South-Asian languages. Domiciliary visits may also be undertaken in specific cases.
The service provides a multidisciplinary team approach, with clinics staffed by consultant diabetologists, specialist nurses and specialist diabetes dieticians and specialist diabetes podiatrists. There are also virtual clinics – where a consultant and diabetes specialist nurse attend the GP practice and offer advice, educationand management plans for identified patients by the practice.

GP/Practice Nurse support through:
* Virtual clinics
* Telephone advice/email advice
* In-practice teaching
* GP workshops, Master classes
* Warwick certificate course


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http://www.bhamcommunity.nhs.uk/about-us/clinical-services/adults-and-community-services/diabetes/