This section aims to provide detailed guidance on the management of Diabetes and related complications. 


Please click on the links provided to download information on current NICE guidance and information regarding the management of diabetes.

Diagnosing Diabetes in Adults over 18

Diagnosing diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes - Adults (The following guidance applies to adults (people aged 18years or older - Type 1 Guidelines

NICE Management of arterial risk in Type 1 Diabetes[2].pdf (198.4KB)

Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes - Children & Young People

Guidelines regarding Diabetes in Pregnancy, including the management and complications from pre-conception to the post-natal period can be found by using the following link:

NICE Management of Diet and Lifelstyle in Type 1 Diabetes[2].pdf (252KB)

Type 2 Diabetes:

guidance-obesity-identification-assessment-and-management-of-overweight-and-obesity-in-children-young-people-and-adults-pdf.pdf (317.1KB)

NICE BG lowering Therapy for T2DM[1].pdf (766.3KB)

For information regarding Insulin initiation and management guidelines in Type 2 Diabetes - please use the following link:

Insulin Initiation Guidelines Nov 14.doc (157.5KB)

Please use the following link for FIT Recommendations

Recommendations on the Management of Complications regarding diabetes are contained within the following link:-

NICE Management of Complications in Diabetes [2].pdf (409.5KB)

Diabetes and Footcare Problems: 

NICE Foot care Type 1 Diabetes[1].pdf (424.6KB)

NICEFoot Care Type 2 Diabetes[1].pdf (478.4KB)

NICE Foot Care for InPatients with Diabetes[1].pdf (275.6KB)

Out-Patient Care 

In-Patient Care

Visit the YorLIG website for access to diabetes journals or to view current papers and information.

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