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Covid-19 Primary Care Resources

What GPs need to know about managing diabetes during the pandemic

Our resources page on Covid-19 and diabetes has a series of guides for you to explore, giving you a wealth of information to support your practice.

Long-term condition reviews

On this page, you’ll find a collection of resources to support remote assessment of long-term conditions. This includes tools to help patients gather data, perform self-examinations at home and optimise GP remote consultations.

QCovid Risk Calculator

An up-to-date guide for GPs on the QCovid score, which uses factors like age, sex, ethnicity and existing medical conditions to predict risk of death or hospitalisation from Covid-19.

Reducing Covid-19 risk in your diabetic patient population

Sourced from The Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (CEBM), the Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS) and NHSE, this page summarises evidenced-based approaches to risk reduction, and who to prioritise for review.

Diabetes reviews

This guide will help GPs to support diabetic patients during Covid-19, with information and recommendations about review formats, promoting self-care, remote foot assessment, and helping patients to intensify their glycaemic control for the primary prevention of Covid-19 illness.

Covid-19 infection in people with diabetes

A summary for GPs of specific advice for diabetic patients who are unwell with Covid-19.

Covid-19 risk for patients with diabetes

This page lists studies on Covid-related mortality in people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. The information is sourced from NHS England and the Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS).