Diabetes Improvement Plan

The Diabetes Improvement Plan sets out the priorities and actions to deliver improved prevention, treatment and care for all people in Scotland affected by diabetes.


1. Scottish Diabetes Survey 2013 (June 2014) http://www.diabetesinscotland.org.uk/Publications/SDS2013.pdf

2. Diabetes UK Position Statement (September 2014) http://www.diabetes.org.uk/Documents/About%20Us/What%20we%20say/diabetes-uk-postition-statement-early-identification-type-2-0914.pdf

3. ISD Scotland, Practice Team Information (PTI) Statistics - http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/General-Practice/GP-Consultations

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5. Managed Clinical Networks: Supporting and Delivering The Healthcare Quality Strategy - CEL 29 (2012)

6. Looker HC, Nyangoma SO, Cromie D, Olson JA, Leese GP, Black M, Doig J, Lee N, Lindsay RS, McKnight JA, Morris AD, Philip S, Sattar N, Wild SH, Colhoun HM; Scottish Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Collaborative; Scottish Diabetes Research Network Epidemiology Group. Diabetic retinopathy at diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in Scotland. Diabetologia. 2012 Sep;55(9):2335-42

7. Stress Hyperglycaemia in Hospitalised Patients and Their 3-Year Risk of Diabetes: A Scottish Retrospective Cohort Study, PLOS Medicine 2014 http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1001708

8. Public Health England, Adult obesity and type 2 diabetes (2014). https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/adult-obesity-and-type-2-diabetes

9. Inpatient costs for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in Scotland: a study from the SDRN epidemiology group. Lindsay Govan, Olivia Wu, Andrew Briggs, Helen M Colhoun, John A McKnight, Andrew D Morris, Donald WM Pearson, John R Petrie, Naveed Sattar, Sarah H Wild, Robert S Lindsay Diabetologia 2011: 54(8); 2000-8

10. National Diabetes Inpatient Audit 2012. http://www.diabetes.org.uk/Documents/Reports/NaDIA-annual-report-2012-0613.pdf

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12. Hypoglycemia and clinical outcomes in patients with diabetes hospitalized in the general ward. Turchin A, Matheny ME, Shubina M, Scanlon JV, Greenwood B, Pendergrass ML. Diabetes Care. 2009 Jul;32(7):1153-7. doi: 10.2337/dc08-2127


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