Support & Blogs
See our Diabetes Online Resources page for a wealth of useful links
Association of Children’s Diabetes Clinicians: www.a-c-d-c.org - Improving the care of children with diabetes (in England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
Axon T4Net: www.axonuk.org – A web-based diabetes management program
Bournemouth Diabetes Learning Programme - www.bdec-e-learning.com/ – free online carbohydrate counting course
Diabetes Power: www.diabetespower.org.uk – raising awareness of Type 1 diabetes
Diabetes UK: www.diabetes.org.uk
Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation: www.drwf.org.uk
US - DiaTribe – “research and product news for people with diabetes”
NICE Technology Appraisal 151: www.nice.org.uk/Guidance/TA151
NHS Constitution: www.nhs.uk
Desang UK: www.desang.net – kitbags, news, information
Funky Pumpers UK based pump belt supplier. Also, a UK supplier of SPIBelts
Insulin Vests UK based pump vest company
Pump Fashion UK based pump accessory company
Pump Peelz US company, vinyl peels for pumps & Dexcom receivers
Pump-Pitz UK based pump accessory company
Pump Wear Inc USA based pump wear supplier
SpiBelts USA based belt supplier (can be used for pumps)
Unique Accessories Inc USA based diabetes/pump accessories supplier
Pumping Insulin by John Walsh. John Walsh is the American equivalent of a Diabetes Nurse Consultant, who has Type 1 diabetes and uses a pump himself. Many pump users regard this book (first issued in 2000 and updated several times since) as the “pump user’s bible”.
Think Like A Pancreas by Gary Scheiner. Gary Scheiner is also the American equivalent of a Diabetes Nurse Consultant, also has Type 1 diabetes and also uses a pump himself. This book looks at all aspects of good control, including injecting, pumping, continuous glucose monitoring and avoiding burnout.
Type 1 Diabetes in children, adolescents and young adults – by Dr Ragnar Hanas
All these books are available from Amazon.co.uk and other bookshops.