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85 Managing Diabetes Mellitus in Terminal Care Setting: a Case Note Audit and Guidelines
  1. Dr Clare Farrington, Specialist Registrar in Palliative Medicine,
  2. Dr Sophie Maden, Specialist Registrar in Palliative Medicine and
  3. Dr Vandana Vora, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
  1. Sheffield Teaching Hospital Trust and St Luke’s Hospice, Sheffield

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Introduction: Many patients referred to the specialist palliative care (SPC) team for symptom control or advice regarding terminal care have diabetes. Information regarding the management of diabetes at the end of life is limited, despite its rising prevalence. To address this issue the palliative care and diabetes team in our hospital jointly produced guidelines. Aims: We audited current practice …

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