The Diabetes Team also work out in the community to help prevent diabetes, including patient education groups for newly diagnosed and established patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
The Retinal Screening service is a mobile service that travels to GP surgeries on an appointment base to perform retinal screening on diabetic patients within that community.
More on Retinal Screening and the Diabetes Eye Service.
Leicestershire Nutrition and Dietetic Service (see website LNDS) have a specialist diabetes team carry out specific Diabetes Strategy Leads projects. They provide dietetic support to the diabetes nurse and consultant at Coalville and Oakham diabetes clinic. There are several other diabetes clinics in the community, which are also supported by a dietitian. General Dietetic clinics are also running in various GP surgeries across Leicester. Read more about the dietetic service.
The Leicestershire Diabetes Team offer the following patient Education across Leicestershire: