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Trend Diabetes is “proud and honoured” to have been asked to participate in developing a nationwide e-learning module for NHS England. The organisation helped put together the Insulin Administration Delegation Programme for Nursing Associates, Healthcare Assistants, Care Home Staff, as well as their mentors. The programme covers insulin safety, the types of insulin available, how...
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Eagerly anticipated guidance about monitoring glucose and ketones in adults with diabetes has been published. The document entitled ‘Monitoring in Adult Diabetes: Glucose and Ketones’ has been produced by Trend Diabetes. Available on the organisation’s website for free, it provides information on common tests used in glycaemia and ketone monitoring which are then used to...
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We are thrilled to be able to stage the Trend National Conference this year and have an action-packed virtual experience lined up. We have made the move to go online in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, ensuring thousands of nurses will still get access to free diabetes education this autumn. The event will be...
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A series of educational webinars held this summer by Trend Diabetes are now available to view on our new YouTube channel. Access full versions of the three online sessions, which took place in June and July, as a response to providing digital education in the absence of face-to-face meeting due to the global pandemic. The...
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The latest Trend Diabetes webinar – Covid-19, steroids and diabetes – is now live on our new YouTube channel. It was held on the evening of Tuesday, July 7, and funded by Sanofi who have had no input into any arrangements or content. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Understand how common steroid use is in the general population...
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The 2020 Insulin Safety Week will take place from July 6 to 12. Originally, the annual campaign was scheduled to take place in May 2020, but due to the impact of COVID-19, the decision was made to postpone the campaign until September the same year. However, in response to overwhelming calls from the clinical community...
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Topic: DPC Summer Summit: Post ADA Round Up (session 1/5)   Description: Diabetes Professional Care Summer Summit – ADA into practice The DPC Summer Forum – ADA into practice will decipher the main outcomes from the ADA Scientific Conference.SESSION 1/5: POST ADA ROUND-UP Summary: This live webinar will cover key take-home messages from the recent virtual ADA...
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Trend Diabetes Co-Chair June James has led the development of new guidance for glucose-related emergencies during acute hospital admissions. The Joint British Diabetes Society (JBDS) for Inpatient Care Group has released Diabetes at the front door, with an accompanying position statement published in Diabetic Medicine. This short guide is for healthcare professionals working in acute emergency...
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Eight educational videos launched by Injection Technique Matters (ITM) have been promoted during the coronavirus lockdown. They were officially released at the 2019 Diabetes Professional Care conference, which took place on October 29 and 30. They were part of the #BackToBasics initiative, which has been “revisiting the essentials to ensure optimum injection technique”, with a series...
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Trend Diabetes Co-Chair Debbie Hicks will be delivering two webinars on how to get the most out of a virtual clinic next month, with the first one taking place next week. The sessions titled ‘Getting the most of your virtual clinic: ‘advantages & disadvantages’ will be held on June 4th and 10th, on both days...
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