Diabetes Education Services


Living with diabetes can be challenging, but you don't have to do it alone. At Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, our team of Diabetes Educators who have extensive knowledge and experience in diabetes care will support you throughout your journey to wellness.

What is Diabetes Education?

Diabetes education allows you to better understand your condition, health implications and outcomes (both short- and long-term) and how to manage diabetes. Our team of Diabetes Education Specialist  can also  help you answer important questions including:

  • How do I achieve good glucose control?
  • How can I maintain good glucose control?
  • How do I deal with new diagnosis of diabetes?
  • How can I manage my medication in an efficient manner?
  • What are the different ways I can look after my body and my injection sites?
  • How do I manage my time and lifestyle while maintaining my glucose control?
  • When do I need referral to other specialists e.g. dietetics or other clinical interventions e.g. surgery?

Who are Diabetes Educators ?

Diabetes Educators are specialised clinical practice nurses with extensive expertise in diabetes management. They will work with you to set realistic and achievable goals and help you to reach them by providing individualized information and guidance on diabetes management, monitoring devices, insulin and medication, problem-solving strategies, coping tools for stressful situations and skills to self-manage diabetes.

Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for a long time, our educators will tailor their approach to your individual needs and preferences. You can also join our group education sessions that offer interactive learning and peer support. They will also collaborate with your health care providers to ensure that you receive the best possible care and support. Our team of diabetes educators is here to empower you to take charge of your health and well-being.

If your doctor suggests meeting with a Diabetes Educator, our team can assist you in achieving success in your health goals. Whether it involves dietary modifications, exercise routines, or even surgical interventions, if you have multiple conditions that require management or specific needs, our multidisciplinary specialists consisting of dietitians, endocrinologists and diabetologists, and Diabetes Educators  are here to support you.

Treatment & Services

At Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, our Diabetes Educators will:

  • Empower You: We'll help you learn how to take care of yourself and your diabetes, ensuring you have the knowledge and tools to make informed decisions about your health.
  • Address Your Needs: We are here to address your unique needs and concerns, providing support during difficult times and guiding you towards a healthier lifestyle.
  • Teach Practical Skills: Our team will teach you practical skills tailored to your situation, equipping you with personalized strategies to improve your health.
  • Emotional Support: Living with diabetes can be emotionally challenging. We'll work with you to cope with the emotional and behavioral aspects of managing this chronic condition.

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Patient Testimonials

  • "I would like to express my gratitude to the diabetes educator at ICLDC for her attentive care and unwavering commitment to equipping me with valuable information and effective treatment strategies to manage both low and high blood sugar levels."

  • "I extend my appreciation to the Diabetes Education team for their assistance in guiding us through the installation of the insulin pump, as well as for their dedicated care of my father"

  • "I express my gratitude to the doctors and diabetes educators at Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, for their invaluable assistance in reducing my sugar level from 7.9 to 6.6 within a three-month period. Their dedicated efforts have significantly improved my overall health, and I sincerely hope that their educational approach can benefit others as well."

  • "I would like to appreciate the services and educational information shared by the diabetes educator at ICLDC. Thank you for taking excellent care of me."