These are run as either two four hour afternoon session, or one full day 8 hours group education programme for people with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes, who want to learn more and meet with others with recently diagnosed type 1 diabetes.
The group is for any English speaking adult with newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes.
The groups aim to empower people to take responsibility for their diabetes early on by providing information, some skills and a chance to discuss issues, such as annual review and complications, healthy eating and food, how insulin works.
Each session runs either, as two half day sessions 4 hours long 2:00pm - 6:00pm (LGH) or as one full day session (LRI). This group is part of the care plan (i.e. not a casual attendance) and it does involve working with other’s in a group setting.
Liz Turrell Diabetes and Education Support Administrator
Diabetes and Endocrinology
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester, LE1 5WW
Tel: 0116 258 5158
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