Information about the care, treatment and management of diabetes


Providing care for people with diabetes in the West Suffolk area

A resource for people with diabetes in the UK

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West Suffolk Diabetes Service - What's New

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Are you an 'Expert Patient'?

 Please answer the following questions...

  • have you had diabetes for many years ?
  • do you have a lot of insight into practical aspects of looking after diabetes ?
  • would you like to help others?
  • do you have any particular skills which would be of help to the diabetes service ?

If the answers to the above questions is yes, and would like to enrol in our Expert patient programme, please contact any member of our Diabetes Team.

What are the ways you could help?

  • advice and support for people with newly diagnosed diabetes
  • help with small group sessions for patient education
  • advice on diet - are you an expert cook?
  • advice on exercise - do you train regularly, scuba dive or run the marathon?
  • advice on travel, especially if you have any experience you could share with others


West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2QZ, tel:01284 713000