SCREEN NOW

Welcome to our educational section about SCREEN NOW

We hope this page and the resources within the page provide you with the information you need to learn more about diabetes and eye health and why diabetic retinal screening is so important 

In this presentation by Dr Anne Phillips, Associate Professor in Advancing Diabetes Care and Co-Chair of iDEAL, you can access and learn about the importance of diabetes and Eye health and why retinal screening is so important for people with diabetes. The resources within this web page illustrate why this campaign SCREEN NOW offers you helpful information concerning retinal screening and eye health. 

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Here is a poster detailing SCREEN NOW and your eye’s and diabetes health

Adele Farnsworth, Retinal Screener and Grader, University Hospital’s Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust presents why eye screening is so important and what your eye screening test tells us in this video

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Please click on this link to access information about the Public Health NHS Diabetes Eye Screening Service

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This video from Diabetes UK demonstrates what retinopathy actually causes to a person’s sight but it is easily treatable

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This animation which can be viewed below offers you the opportunity to promote SCREEN NOW and encourages its use with every person with diabetes

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Please click on the Diabetes UK Diabetic Eye Screening Advice to learn about how and why this is undertaken for people with diabetes

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Please watch this film where Sophie a person with type 1 diabetes describes her experiences of being diagnosed with Retinopathy

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Here is a short video from Pocket Medic which illustrates why looking after your eye’s and diabetes are so important and how you can do this

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Please watch this film where Sophie who has type 1 Diabetes describes why Diabetes and Retinal Screening is so important

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In this video using British Sign Language Diabetes Eye Screening and why and how this undertaken is presented

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Here you can watch Doctor Maria Tasloumas and Doctor Alex Wright from University Hospital Birmingham, NHS Foundation Trust describe the role of the eye and how diabetes can affect your eye health

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Useful Resources

An NHS Easy guide to Diabetes and Retinopathy 

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NHS Diabetic Eye
Screening Programme

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