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NDR-UK Ref No: 9438
Publication Format: A4 leaflet
Classification: HP  
Pack size: 10
Publication date: 09/15
Next Review: 07/18

A guide to keeping blood glucose within target during changes to routine. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

Classification: HP (Health Professional)

Advice requires some explanation from a Health Professional who has basic nutrition knowledge to enable correct implementation.

  • To ensure optimal growth and development by encouraging and promoting self-management of diabetes.
  • To support the patient/client and their carers to adopt dietary practice to help avoid long-term diabetes complications.

The Target Group will:

  • Understand what type 1 diabetes mellitus is.
  • Understand that dietary choices and food are important in managing diabetes and long-term health.
  • Know how to calculate and adjust insulin (bolus and basal) for meals, snacks and activities based on variable factors including:
    - GI (fat, sugar, fibre, protein content)
    - Time and duration of meals/eating
    - Stress/excitement, energy expenditure
  • Understand the importance of monitoring and keeping a diary to record BG, insulin, CHO etc.
  • Mark A. Sperling (eds) ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2014
  • Francesca Annan, Physical Activity and Diabetes – health benefits and management strategies for children and young people. Diabetes care for Children & Young People – vol 2 No 1 2013
  • Carmel Smart, Both Dietary Protein and Fat Increase Postprandial Glucose Excursions in Children with type 1 diabetes, and the Effect is Additive. Diabetes care  volume 36: 3897 – 3902  December 2013
  • Frances Hanson, Karen Ross, Expressing carbohydrate ratios, Diabetes care for Children & Young People – vol 2 No 1 2013
  • Diabetes Action Plan, The Scottish Government (2010), The Scottish Government, Edinburgh.
  • D De Silva, Helping people help themselves. A review of the evidence considering whether it’s worthwhile to support self-management, The Health Foundation, London. (2011)
  • Guidance on the use of patient education models for diabetes, Technology, Appraisal 60, NICE (2003) London.
Ready for Flexitime

Ready for Flexitime

Designed to stimulate strategies for juggling activities with insulin, snacks and meals. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9439

Price per pack

£7.00
Glycaemic Index

Glycaemic Index

A detailed introduction to GI, its effect on blood glucose and how to adjust bolus accordingly. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9419

Price per pack

£12.00
Basic physical activity

Basic physical activity

Information to help parents manage young children's blood glucose during every day physical activity and active play. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9413

Price per pack

£7.00