Welcome to the My Diabetes My Way Newsletter for September 2017.
Free Online Course for Type 2 Diabetes
The University of Dundee in conjunction with My Diabetes My Way, and Diabetes Scotland are again running a free online diabetes course: "The Diabetes Epidemic - a Patient-Centred Approach" which starts on Monday 25th September for 2 weeks.You can join the course here: www.futurelearn.com/courses/diabetes-epidemic/1
The course may be of interest for patients, carers and health care professionals managing people with type 2 diabetes. Please pass the link on to anyone you think may be interested.
Diabetes and Blood Pressure
As part of your regular diabetes screening checks, you are required to have your blood pressure reviewed. You can review your latest blood pressure results by logging in to My Diabetes My Way.
If you have high blood pressure, you may be interested in the following video on the condition: www.nhs.uk/video/Pages/Hypertension.aspx
You can also take the quiz from Blood Pressure UK to see how you get on:www.redberrydigital.com/bloodpressurequiz
Further reading on improving and maintaining you Blood Pressure to target can be found on the following web page: www.bloodpressureuk.org/BloodPressureandyou/Yourlifestyle
Help and Support
If you have not yet managed to gain access to your diabetes records on My Diabetes My Way, or would like an update on the status of your registration, please let us know. You can contact us regarding any problems or request further help and support by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your continued support.
The mydiabetes*myway team