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Diabetes diet advice and education

Diabetes nutrition advice and education

The Ipswich Hospital dietetics team offer diet and nutrition education and support from your diagnosis onwards.

We work with children, young people, people aged between 16-20 and in adult type 1 and 2 clinics.

We offer services to people before and during pregnancy, covering all aspects of nutritional advice for you and your diabetes management.


We offer education on:

  • pump management
  • carb counting
  • the DAFNE course (Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating)
  • the DESMOND course (Diabetes Education and Self Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes)
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