This is NHS Scotland's interactive diabetes website for patients and carers. It is supported and funded by the Scottish Diabetes Group who provide expert advice to the Scottish Government. The information the website contains has been verified and validated by an Editorial Board, made up of healthcare professionals, patients and technical specialists from across Scotland. If you wish to know more about the project, or to become involved, please contact us using the link at the bottom of this page.
About the website
This website is for people with diabetes and their families and friends to help find diabetes information and resources. All the information has been checked, so you can be sure that the everything is reliable and accurate.
The style, structure and content of the website was created as a result of extensive consultation and evaluation with people who have diabetes and diabetes healthcare professionals. We try to provide information in a way that makes it easy to find what you are looking for.
The site is aligned with 'Gaun Yersel: The Self Management Strategy for Long Term Conditions in Scotland' document, with information on all of the identified 'Key stages where people need support'.
Please remember that the information on this site is general advice - if you are having any specific problems please contact your GP or another healthcare professional to get individual help.
Information from external sources: We believe that the information provided from external websites contain useful and unbiased information. However, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of their content or the views of the authors.
Who we are
MDMW is an online self-management platform for people with diabetes that has been running in NHS Scotland since 2008 (currently around 30,000 registrants (Aug 2017)). It has won many national and international awards and shown that it can improve outcomes for people with Diabetes. MyDiabetesMyWay is the first time the MyDiabetesMyWay project has been setup outside Scotland, and the aspiration is that it will be adopted in other sites in England and beyond through the MyWay Digital Health company.