DESMOND – Type 2 Diabetes Education

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The DESMOND programme provides self-management education for patients with type 2 Diabetes. It also includes education around healthy diet.

Due to current Covid-19 pandemic, DESMOND programme in Camden is available as:  

  • Virtual Group Sessions (2 x 3 hrs sessions)    
  • Self-Directed e-learning DESMOND

For more information please see Downloads.


Eligibility criteria


  • registered with Camden GP
  • adults with a confirmed diagnosis of type 2 diabetes


  • pre-diabetes

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses, Allied health care professional

EMIS form Download Form

Referral methods: e-Referrals

Refer via e-Referrals to CHI RSS.

  1. Complete the Diabetes Proforma in EMIS (see EMIS template)
  2. Create an e-Referrals via your GP clinical system
  3. In e-Referrals select Specialty/Clinic Type: General Medicine then Service then send for triage: Camden Integrated Care Service (CICS)
Self-referral Patient Leaflet

Patients can self-referral by contacting the Camden Diabetes Team IPU via email or telephone.

Please provide patient leaflet.

Additional support available by Diabetes UK:

t: 020 3758 2036