Diabetes

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high.

There are two main types of diabetes:

  • Type 1 diabetes – where the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the cells that produce insulin
  • Type 2 diabetes – where the body does not produce enough insulin, or the body’s cells do not react to insulin

Our Diabetes services provides specialist advice, support and education for people with complex diabetes needs. They also support carers and healthcare professionals.

Diabetes Specialist Nurses

This service provides the clinical expertise of a diabetes specialist nurse for people who have complex problems with their diabetes, along with advice for healthcare professionals.

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Diabetes Specialist Nurses

North Somerset

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Diabetes Specialist Nurse

South Gloucestershire

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Diabetes and Nutrition Service

Bristol

Diabetes Structured Education

Our Diabetes Structured Education courses provide information and guidance to enable people to self-manage their condition and live the life they want to lead. Click the blocks below to find out about the courses available near you, or to get in touch with our teams to find out more.

A selection of diabetes equipment across a table.

Diabetes Structured Education

Bristol

A selection of diabetes equipment across a table.

Diabetes Specialist Nurses

North Somerset

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