Diabetes survey set to influence the future of care for people with diabetes.
People with diabetes are being asked to take part in a major survey launched by DRWF in collaboration with Diabetes Professional Care 2019.
The new survey seeks to hear the views of people with diabetes that could improve the way healthcare is delivered in the future for people living with the condition.
The aim of the online survey is to give healthcare professionals valuable insight into the best way to improve diabetes care, from the perspective of someone living with diabetes.
The results will be presented at Diabetes Professional Care 2019, the UK’s largest, free-to-attend, CPD-accredited (Continuing Professional Development) conference and exhibition for all healthcare professionals working within the field of diabetes, and its related conditions.
There are 17 questions and completing the survey should take just under 15 minutes – but will provide “vital intelligence” to “push for change”.
Diabetes Professional Care founder Maggie Meer, who has diabetes herself, said: “This survey will help generate vital insights which will help inform our diabetes care improvement agenda.
“Since our inception in 2015, we have formed a close relationship with DRWF and this nationwide survey represents another great stride together as we seek to gain vital intelligence from people with diabetes to help us push for change. The findings will be used to shape our conference to enable us to provide vital information for HCP’s and policy Leads to help improve patient outcomes, this will also help inform the future direction of DPC.”
The results will also be used as part of a People with Diabetes Wall at DPC2019, which will share honest, inspiring insights of life and experiences of care from real people with diabetes.
DRWF Chief Executive Sarah Tutton said: “Our aim is to raise awareness of all forms of diabetes so that people may take preventative actions where possible to avoid or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes, and to access the support and guidance necessary to manage type 1, type 2, type 3, gestational diabetes and all other forms, effectively.
“We are therefore fully behind this survey as a way of generating the insights and evidence needed to effect change and improve diabetes care.”