The excel file contains unit, regional and national level data obtained from the 2017-18 National Paediatric Diabetes Audit.
Specifically, it includes information on patient characteristics, completion of health checks and outcomes achieved (as recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence) for infants, children and young people with type 1 diabetes, under the age of 25, who attended paediatric diabetes units in England and Wales between 1 April 2017 and the 31 March 2018.
Data are included for the seven key health checks:
• Glycated Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c)
• Body Mass Index (BMI)
• Blood pressure
• Urinary albumin
• Foot examination
• Eye screening.
Data on other health checks include:
• Psychological assessment
• Offering of immunisation against influenza
• Advice about managing diabetes (‘sick-day rules’)
• Using (or trained to use) blood ketone testing strips and a meter
• Additional dietetic support
Data are included for health checks at diagnosis
• Screening for autoimmune disease (coeliac and thyroid disease)
• Provision of Level 3 carbohydrate-counting education
Data on outcomes of care include:
• HbA1c target measurements
• Small vessel (microvascular) disease
• Large vessel (macrovascular) disease
• Autoimmune disease (coeliac and thyroid disease)
The data were first published in May 2019 alongside the National Paediatric Diabetes Audit Report 2017-18. Data suppressed due to small numbers (<5).
For further information and details on the audit please refer to:
• Supporting documents (see below): link to National Paediatric Diabetes Audit Report 2017-18 and Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) level data