More blood glucose monitoring devices now available to patients on prescription

12 July 2023

More blood glucose monitoring devices are now available on prescription for people with diabetes, say health bosses at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Patients with Type 1 diabetes (and some with Type 2 diabetes) will be able to manage their condition more effectively via a Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) device, as recommended by the National…

NHS urges people to lower their risk of Type 2 diabetes

23 May 2022

This week (23 – 29 May) is Diabetes Prevention Week and is a joint campaign from NHS England and Diabetes UK. The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are encouraging people across the county to know their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and act now. What is diabetes? Every two minutes someone finds out…

Updated guidelines for diabetes patients on glucose monitoring

27 April 2022

On Thursday 31 March 2022, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) updated the recommendations in their diabetes guidance in relation to glucose monitoring. This applies to patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group are aware of this updated guidance and patients should be…

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