Managing diabetes in low- and middle-income countries

Below are resources that provide insights into what is needed to build a positive enivornment for type 1 diabetes management in LMICs.


BEYOND ACCESS TO INSULIN: A HEALTH SYSTEMS APPROACH TO MANAGING TYPE 1 DIABETES| Report

Using conceptual and theoretical frameworks such as the Hierarchy of Need, this guide presents an overall approach for countries developing their type 1 diabetes services within their health system. This step-by-step approach aims to assist countries on where to begin and highlights the different elements they should address to build a positive environment for the type 1 diabetes management.

This model presents a step by step approach to building a positive environment for type 1 diabetes management by focusing on meeting the key needs of individuals.

HEALTH SYSTEM REPONSES FOR TYPE 1 DIABETES: A SCOPING REVIEW| Article

The focus of health system interventions for noncommunicable diseases and diabetes focus mainly on primary health care responsesbut existing interventions are not necessarily adapted for the complex management of type 1 diabetes. This artilce identifies and describes health system interventions which have been developed to improve the management of type 1 diabetes globally.

MANAGEMENT OF TYPE 1 DIABETES IN LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES: COMPARATIVE HEALTH SYSTEM ASSESSMENTS IN KYRGYZSTAN, MALI, PERU AND TANZANIA | Article

Using rapid assesements gathered in the four ACCISS countries of Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Peru and Tanzania, this article describes and compares the health system responses for type 1 diabetes.