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Who we are

The Community Diabetes Team provide support to adults with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in a variety of community locations and in the homes of housebound patients.

What we do

The services we offer include:

  • Care for patients newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes 
  • Glycaemic control for patients with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes
  • Hypoglycaemic review
  • Insulin pump service for patients with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Home blood glucose meter training
  • Change in insulin pen device
  • Care for pregnant patients known to have diabetes or those diagnosed with gestational diabetes
  • Undertake annual reviews for patients in nursing homes.

We offer the following group education sessions:

  • Diabetes and You – for patients newly diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Diabetes and More – for more established patients with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Four Step Plan to Carbohydrate Counting – for type 1 patients.    

 We also offer:

  • Drop in clinics – Southport Centre for Health and Wellbeing (Wednesdays 2 to 4pm) and Formby Clinic (Tuesdays 2 to 4pm)
  • Insulin pump meeting – an update meeting for insulin pump users.