Diabetic Clinic

Type 1 diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose (sugar) level is too high because your body can’t make a hormone called insulin while Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition where the insulin your pancreas makes can’t work properly, or your pancreas can’t make enough insulin. This means your blood glucose (sugar) levels keep rising. As part of the NHS Health-check for patients between the ages of 40- and 74-year-old, we offer a yearly diabetes blood test. Your healthcare professional might also want you to have a blood test for diabetes depending on the medications you are taking or if there is a clinical need for this.

We have diabetic clinics run by our nurses and HCAs for patients who are diabetic as part of our Long-Term Conditions clinic. It is important that if you already have a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus, you must attend your diabetes clinics. It is equally important that you have your blood test done for diabetes when you are invited for this blood test.

Please see the link below for further information on diabetes mellitus.