Useful Links

Patient information links

For information about diabetes

For free videos about living with diabetes produced by the Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre team.

For downloadable audio podcasts produced by the Elsie Bertram Diabetes Centre team

Diabetes UK – For information about diabetes
Telephone: 0207 424 1000
Careline: 0845 120 2960

NHS Choices – For comprehensive information about diabetes


Dietary Information

British Dietetic Association – for Food Facts and more

NNUH – Nutritional information leaflets

Diabetes – Diet and Type 1 Diabetes – The First Steps
General information to help you start to make changes in your diet, following your diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes.

Cholesterol lowering and weight reducing dietary advice,lowering

Cholesterol lowering advice if you are a healthy weight,lowering

Understanding food labels,food,labels

Understanding the Glycaemic Index (GI)

Diabetes – Eating well if you have diabetes and a small appetite


Conversion to Insulin Dietary Advice

Conversion to Insulin – diet sheet and advice for diabetic patients who have Insulin injections.