Diabetics - Newly Diagnosed and Ongoing



DESMOND is an NHS organisation that helps to deliver high quality patients education to people with type 2 diabetes, or those who are at risk of diabetes.

DESMOND is the acronym for Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (Diabetics). 


Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust delivers the DESMOND Type 2 Diabetes Structured Education course in our area.  This is beneficial for our patients as it actively encourages them to contact us directly and self-refer. 


So what is DESMOND?

    • DESMOND is a way to learn more about Type 2 diabetes.

    • DESMOND is a resource to help manage diabetes-related changes.

    • DESMOND is a way to meet and share life experiences with others.

    • DESMOND is a group of education programmes designed for people with diabetes.

Once a research programme, DESMOND is now an established part of care improvement for type 2 diabetes in the UK. DESMOND is also a research programme, building on shared experience to prove how effective education and training can be

If you would like to learn more about DESMOND then please visit : -https://www.lancashirecare.nhs.uk/desmond or telephone 01772 777620 

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