Using marketing automation techniques to improve information delivery and lifestyle change in patients with diabetes

This project aims to improve the engagement and self-management of patients with diabetes through an in information and education hub. 

Structured learning programme for paediatric type 1 diabetes patients

This project introduced a structured learning programme to teach core diabetes knowledge to children with type 1 diabetes and their families, empowering them to self-manage their condition.

How do people with diabetes value self-management support interventions?

Yorkshire and the Humber
Led by Professor John Brazier, University of Sheffield, this research aims to estimate the value of self-management of diabetes to patients both in quality adjusted life-years (QALY) and in monetary terms.

ACT now! Improving self-care and emotional wellbeing in people with type 2 diabetes

Run at NHS Grampian, led by a multidisciplinary team based in Aberdeen, this project aimed to improve the emotional wellbeing and self-management skills of adults living with type 2 diabetes in the large and predominantly rural area covered by NHS Grampian. The team developed a web-based guided s...

Nurse-delivered e-cognitive behaviour therapy intervention for type 1 diabetes patients

Led by a team at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to improve access to diabetes-specific cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for people with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes. Diabetes specialist nurses were trained to deliver CBT integrated with diabetes support v...

Diabetic Foot Care Project

Run by the Diabetes Team at Aneurin Bevan Health Board in Wales, this project aimed to develop a pathway to excellent care experience for patients admitted to hospital with an acute diabetic foot problem. The team were particularly focused on ensuring improvements were based on an understanding o...

Jane-Claire Judson, GenerationQ fellow

As the National Director for Diabetes UK Scotland, Jane-Claire is responsible for leading and managing the charity’s activities in Scotland. After graduating from the University of Dundee in 2000, with an MA in English Literature and Contemporary European Studies, Jane-Claire went on to work i...

Doing diabetes differently with integrated psychological therapy

South east England
This project, led by Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with LifePsychol Ltd and social enterprise Evolving Families, aimed to make brief psychotherapeutic interventions an integrated part of diabetes treatment, to aid treatment adherence among patients of all ages. The pr...

Web-based outpatient consultations in diabetes

Led by Newham University Hospital NHS Trust, this project aimed to explore whether web-based consultations could provide more accessible and cost-effective care in the diabetes department. The team offered online consultations via webcam to patients under the care of one consultant and one specia...

Identification of diabetes patients at risk of renal disease

Led by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, this project aimed to develop software that trusts could use to identify diabetic patients at highest risk of developing end stage kidney disease so they can be targeted for intervention. The team developed a database that trusts can use to extract cl...