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What Services Does Diabetes Insight Offer?

Diabetes Insight is associated very much with Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) which is our speciality. But did you know that Diabetes Insight offers much more than one-to-one private education? The following is an example of other services Diabetes Insight can offer: COMMUNITY Information Evenings/Talks/Presentations Are you involved in a community association for example: retirement groups,…

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On The Move!!!! An ‘Entreprenurses’ Start-Up

Six years I have now been working freelance as a ‘diabetes nurse’. The reason for the inverted commas is that this seems to be the simplest, preferred label that others gave me(and myself included) that was the easiest to explain what I actually do in my job. But my role was always much greater than…

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World Diabetes Day – Free Diabetes Screening

Its coming up to that time of the year again, November being dedicated to raising the profile of diabetes across the world. World Diabetes Day is celebrated on the 14th November which is the birthday of Frederick Banting, one of the founding fathers of insulin. So Diabetes Insight is doing its bit to raise awareness on…

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Get Your Flu & Pneumo Jabs!!!

Its that time of year again when I start pestering all those that attend the practice with the same question ‘Did you get your flu injections this year?’ I am impressed with the amount of people who have had the flu injection but not surprised with the lack of awareness surrounding the pneumococcal vaccination. I am…

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Why Bother with Diabetes Insight?

“So why bother with Diabetes Insight?”……..” What’s so special about it compared to other services?”………” I am already attending a service, I have enough of nurses and doctors in my life to deal with!”……….” What is the point of it, what can it do for me?”……….” Its a private service, probably costs too much, out…

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