In Lanarkshire we run two different education programmes for people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Evidence suggests that learning more about your own condition helps you manage it better and reduce the risk of complications.Evidence suggests that learning more about your own condition helps you manage it better and reduce the risk of complications.
People with Type 1 diabetes in Lanarkshire can access the DAFNE programme. This is a one week course that teaches people how to manage their diabetes.
People with Type 2 diabetes in Lanarkshire can access the X-PERT programme which is a six week course delivered by specialist staff across Lanarkshire. If you are interested in joining an X-PERT course, please contact X-PERT administration office on 01355 593490.
The Diabetes MCN run staff education events throughout the year. If you require any further information please contact Heather.McDonald2@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk