Type 1: Level 3: Group education

Courses are presented by Managed Clinical Network (MCN) in each Health Board. Programmes that meet the essential criteria of structured patient education have an * beside the programme title.

Children and young people with type 1 diabetes

Ayrshire and Arran

CARB IT* Carbohydrate, Assessment, Ratio, Bolus and Insulin Therapy for children and young people with type 1 diabetes.

Forth Valley has initiated group education in pump therapies. Further information can be obtained from Kathryn Fraser, Diabetes Specialist Dietitian.

Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Carbohydrate counting and insulin adjustment.

Orkney

Carbohydrate counting and insulin adjustment.

Tayside

*TIM: Tayside Insulin Management programme. For people with type 1 diabetes to support self management; increase awareness of influencing factors that affect diabetes control; increase understanding of the consequences of poorly controlled diabetes.
Week 1
Pre Course Audit
Outcomes Day 1
Evaluation Day 1
Evaluation
Carbohydrate Counting Reference Tables
Homework acetate
Food Diary
Week 2
Outcomes Day 2
Evaluation Day 2
Homework acetate
Food Diary
Week 3
Outcomes Day 3
Evaluation Day 3
Homework acetate
Food Diary
RunSweet website
Week 4
Outcomes Day 4
Evaluation Day 4
Food Diary
Quiz
Workbook Comments and Suggestions

Five Scottish centres have participated as pilot or control centres for the Kids in Control of Food (KICK-OFF) randomized control trial aimed for young people between the ages of 11 and 14 years of age.

Adults with type 1 diabetes

Ayrshire and Arran

BRUCIE: Better regulation using carbohydrate and insulin education
Basal Bolus groups

Borders

In-house Carbohydrate counting via group

Dumfries and Galloway

DAFNE*: Dose adjustment for normal eating.

Fife

Forth Valley

NewDeal: New diabetes education on adjustment for living. For people with type 1 diabetes who manage their condition with multiple daily injections. Further information can be obtained from Kathryn Fraser, Diabetes Specialist Dietitian.

Living with Diabetes: a group programme for people who are newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in the first year of diagnosis.

Grampian

DAFNE*: Dose adjustment for normal eating.
Mindfulness based stress reduction

Greater Glasgow and Clyde

BUDDIE: Better understanding diabetes diet and insulin education
Carbohydrate counting for pregnant women
DAFNE*: Dose adjustment for normal eating.
DICE: Diabetes, insulin and carbohydrate education

Highland

Psychology in diabetes

Lanarkshire

DAFNE*: Dose adjustment for normal eating.

Lothian

DAFNE*: Dose adjustment for normal eating.
RECLAIM*: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Carbohydrate Learning And Insulin Management. For people with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, using a basal bolus regimen, who need to learn carbohydrate counting and insulin management. Further information can be obtained from Alyson Hutchison, Diabetes Dietitian.

Orkney

Carbohydrate counting and insulin adjustment.

Tayside

TIM: Tayside Insulin Management programme. For people with type 1 diabetes to support self management; increase awareness of influencing factors that affect diabetes control; increase understanding of the consequences of poorly controlled diabetes.

New Diagnosis Type 1: Care pathway incorporating group education sessions.

Further information can be obtained from Susan Chisholm, Diabetes Specialist Nurse.

Western Isles

WIDE 1 : Western Isles diabetes education for people with type 1 diabetes