NHS to make flash glucose monitoring devices available to more diabetes patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Hundreds of local patients with Type 1 diabetes that are under the care of a diabetes specialist will now be able to manage their condition more easily, as wearable glucose sensors will be available on prescription.
Patients in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who have Type 2 diabetes have given positive feedback on a course that offers support after diagnosis.
People living with one or more long term health conditions are the focus of a new NHS Self Care campaign this winter.
An NHS winter campaign launched across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is encouraging people who care for someone else on a daily basis to take up the latest NHS advice in order to protect their own health.
The NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is launching a campaign this Self-Care Week to build patients’ confidence in preventing and treating minor illnesses themselves.