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Over 30,000 people in Somerset have been diagnosed with diabetes. 10% of the annual budget is spent on treatment. On this page you will find useful information and resources.

Freestyle Libre

Easy read materials can be found on the Freestyle website.

Easy read is an accessible format of providing information designed for people with a learning disability. 

The easy read format is easy to understand because it uses simple language, shorter sentences and supporting images.

This easy read material is designed for people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes who use insulin and have a learning disability, and for their families and carers.

The resources are designed to help them when they start using the FreeStyle Libre system.

GlucoRx AiDEX

First Realtime CGM product to be available in the Drug Tariff. AiDEX gives realtime updates every 5 mins with no need to scan. Suitable for over 14 years old.

RESTRICTED USE ONLY- GlucoRx AiDEX should be an option for all patients with type 1 diabetes as per NICE guidance.