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Age does not preclude a diagnosis- please get advice if unsure
Please take blood for glucose, glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c), renal function etc
** do not delay referral in patient with symptoms and elevated capillary glucose waiting for bloods to come back**
All patients with suspected type 1 diabetes or diabetes that is not clearly type 2 should be referred to the secondary care diabetes team.
Following initial discussion the secondary care team may deem that primary care can manage patients and in this instance will provide advice and guidance.
The patient remains under the care of the specialist team unless otherwise notified to the GP practice.
Do not change an aspect of a patient's diabetes treatment without consultation with the specialist team.
If a patient has presented to you with any problems that you feel should result in altering an aspect of their diabetic care please liaise with Specialist Diabetes Team prior to making any changes.
The team can be contacted on the following numbers:
Patients may be managed as an outpatient following consultation with the team.