The Management of Diabetes in Adults and Children with Psychiatric Disorders in Inpatient Settings

Title
The Management of Diabetes in Adults and Children with Psychiatric Disorders in Inpatient Settings
Category
Inpatient
Summary
The main purpose of this guidance is first, to reduce the inequity of diabetes care for people with severe mental illness (typically those with schizophrenia and bipolar disorders) by clarifying that local and national standards of diabetes care applies to people with SMI as well and second, to ensure that these standards are delivered whether the patient is an inpatient in an acute trust, in a mental health trust or in residential care.
Date of publication
May 2017
Publisher
Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care (JBDS-IP)
Lead authors
Professor Khalisa Ismail, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist and Dr Hermione Price, Consultant Diabetologist