Coronavirus (COVID-19) & diabetes
Please find below a list of resources which we will endeavour to keep updated as and when additional information is forthcoming.
STAY AT HOME / STAY ALERT AND SAFE*
WASH YOUR HANDS
TRUST RELIABLE/ACCREDITED RESOURCES
Updated 12 May 2020
People living with diabetes are advised to be "particularly stringent" in following social distancing advice in full. Information on the current guidance regarding 'staying alert and safe (social distancing) for everyone in England, can be found here.
* The 'stay at home' message is changing and currently differs in England compared with Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The link above provides further links to guidance for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
A working group of specialist diabetes nurses which provides a wide range of resources and training programmes for qualified and unqualified practitioners.
The TREND-UK sick-day rules leaflets for type 1 and 2 diabetes have been revised in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
More information regarding ‘sick day rules’ for people living with diabetes who become unwell with coronavirus is available via the following links (from the London Clinical Networks and shared by Dr Partha Kar):
Sick day rules Type 2 diabetes and coronavirus - https://bit.ly/3f9uxHC
Sick day rules Type 1 diabetes (multiple daily injections) and coronavirus - https://bit.ly/2VUz3lr
Sick day rules Type 1 diabetes (on an insulin pump) and coronavirus - https://bit.ly/2yZkUu