List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1. Children and young people presenting in primary care with suspected diabetes are referred to and seen by a multidisciplinary paediatric diabetes team on the same day.

Statement 2. Children and young people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are offered a programme of diabetes education from diagnosis that is updated at least annually.

Statement 3. Children and young people with type 1 diabetes are offered intensive insulin therapy and level 3 carbohydrate‑counting education at diagnosis.

Statement 4. Children and young people with type 1 diabetes who have frequent severe hypoglycaemia are offered ongoing real‑time continuous glucose monitoring with alarms.

Statement 5. Children and young people with type 1 diabetes are offered blood ketone testing strips and a blood ketone meter.

Statement 6. Children and young people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes are offered access to mental health professionals with an understanding of diabetes.