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Title:

SADIE - a local education programme for people with Type 1 diabetes

Description:

Over recent years, a number of diabetes centres across theUK have developed their own local structured education programmes. In 2004, the Eastbourne District Diabetes Centre developed SADIE (Skill for Adjusting Diet and Insulin in East Sussex). Five years later an audit was undertaken, examining glycaemic control, quality of life and body weight changes.

Category:

2011-12 Shared Learning Awards

Does the submission relate to the general implementation of all NICE guidance?

No

Does the submission relate to the implementation of a specific piece of NICE guidance?

Yes

Full title of NICE guidance:

TA60 - Diabetes (types 1 and 2) - patient education models

Category(s) that most closely reflects the nature of the submission:

Is the submission industry-sponsored in any way?

No


Description of submission


Aim

To determine whether people with Type 1 diabetes participating in an intensive structured education programme benefit both quantitatively and qualitatively.

Objectives

The audit examined glycaemic control (HbA1c), quality of life (using the Paid Areas in Diabetes [PAID] scale) and body weight changes (kilograms) over a five year period.

Context

This was the first audit of the SADIE programme to be completed. From the initiation of SADIE, the facilitators had collected audit data as advised by the national Diabetes Education Network (www.diabetes-education.net). This Network links together providers of structured education for people with diabetes across the United Kingdom

Methods

The audit was completed within existing resources. The audit is fully described in the Journal of Diabetes Nursing, Vol 15, No 9, 2011 (SADIE: Type 1 diabetes education in Eastbourne). See attached supporting information for further detail.

Results and evaluation

The results and discussion can be found in the attached supporting information.

Key learning points

Audit takes time and perseverance, especially when there is no additional time allocated to the task. It has to be 'fitted around' the individual's usual workload. As a result, the outcomes take time to be determined, discussed and then fully documented. The audit was conducted by two key members of the diabetes multi-disciplinary team which was beneficial from a skill mix point of view. The audit attracted other personnel as assistance was needed with the statistical analysis. The importance of good team working was demonstrated in order to provide all of the skills needed to complete the audit.

View the supporting material

Contact Details

Name:Janet Jackson
Job Title:Lead Diabetes Dietitian
Organisation:Eastbourne District General Hospital
Address:King's Drive
Town:Eastbourne
County:East Sussex
Postcode:BN21 2UD
Phone:01323414902
Email:janet.jackson@esht.nhs.uk

 

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