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*Indications for referral to diabetes outreach team as described in the text
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Referral criteria to the Diabetes Specialist team

Following patients should be referred to the diabetes team

  1. Patients with HbA1c over the past 3-4 months >69 mmol/mol (8.5%)

  2. Patients with recurrent hypoglycaemia or hypoglycaemic unawareness

  3. Patients with Type 1 diabetes or recent history of DKA/HONK

  4. New diagnosis of diabetes

  5. If the patient or surgical staff has any concern about diabetes-related issues a referral or a telephonic contact should be made with the diabetes team