Jacqui Charlton

Jacqui Charlton

Adult Nurse Lecturer in Diabetes Jacqui Charlton



Editorial Activity

  • Editorial board/reviewer for Practical Diabetes International


Fellowships and Awards

  • I received the Innovation Award at the Diabetes in Scotland 2002 conference, for my project regarding glycaemic control during overnight enteral feeding in CFRDM.
  • I received the Children and Young Peoples Award at Diabetes UK 2008 conference, for a project to educate patients on how to manage Type 1 diabetes at music festivals. The subsequent patient information leaflet is now available on the Diabetes UK website.
  • I won an innovation award in 2011, from the Edinburgh BioQuarter; which is a collaborative institute between all Edinburgh Universities and NHS Lothian. This was for developing the D:UDEs day conference.
  • I received the European Diabetes Education Award at the Federation for European Nurses in Diabetes conference in 2002, for developing a travelling with diabetes website. This is now hosted on the Scottish Diabetes Group website: www.mydiabetesmyway.scot.n
  • The Western General Hospital team won the Diabetes Team of the Year award in 2007, of which I was a key staff member in the application.


Media Activity

  • The Conversation published my type 1 diabetes and exercise findings for a lay on-line audience which generated much interest from people with type 1 diabetes, plus friends, who have contacted me since
  • Music festivals and type 1 diabetes: The festival guide is now available on the My Diabetes My Way and Diabetes UK , and the Shoot Up Or Put Up websites. The guide is used throughout Lothian and other areas in the UK. There were articles written in the E


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