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Scottish Diabetes Framework
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Foreword- Minister for Health and Community Care Executive Summary Introduction Diabetes - a priority for Scotland Diabetes - an international concern What is diabetes? How many people in Scotland have diabetes? Why are the numbers of people with diabetes increasing? What is the economic cost of diabetes? What are the origins of the Scottish Diabetes Framework? How were the evidence base and standardsfor diabetes developed? What is the purpose of the Scottish DiabetesFramework? What are the key features of a high quality diabetes service? Building blocks of diabetes care: an overview The first stage priorities How it all fits together Building Blocks of Diabetes Care Prevention and Early Detection Health promotion Public education High risk groups Care, Monitoring and Treatment Patient information, education and empowerment Heart disease Eye care Initial and continuing care Feet Kidney and Nerve Problems Psychology/Mental Health Diabetic Emergencies and Elective Care Specific Groups Children and Young People Ethnic Minority Groups Pregnancy and Sexual Health Vulnerable Groups Planning and Managing Services Strategy, Leadership and Teamworking Education and Training for Professionals IM&T and Diabetes Registers Patient Support Research and Development Implementation Implementation and Monitoring Community Issues Issues involving other agencies Next Steps Scottish Diabetes Group Conclusion Annexes A Membership of Scottish Diabetes Framework Working Group B An Introduction to Diabetes C References and Further Reading D Sources of Further Information E Glossary of Terms