Patients and Carers

Below are links to sites about diabetes that may be of interest to people with diabetes and their carers.


Follow the links on the left hand side of the page for local diabetes service information.


My Diabetes My Way


A scottish guide to help you understand and manage diabetes.  You'll find interactive leaflets, videos, educational tools and games for people who have diabetes and their family and friends.


Edinburgh Diabetes UK Voluntary Group

The Edinburgh and Lothians voluntary group aims to provide support, help, companionship, education and information for people living with diabetes throughout Edinburgh, Mid and East Lothian.


Diabetes UK


The largest charitable organisation in the UK working for people with diabetes, funding research, campaigning and helping people live with the condition.



Diabetes in Scotland


The website of the Scottish Diabetes Group which advises the Scottish Government on issues relating to diabetes, coordinates the implementation of the Scottish Diabetes Framework and oversees the progress towards meeting the targets described in the Scottish Diabetes Action Plan.



SIGN (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network)


SIGN Guideline 116, published in March 2010, is the evidence based clinical guidelines for diabetes care in Scotland.



Emergency Contact Numbers

Last Reviewed: 21/06/2016