1. Definitions and epidemiology of diabetes 2. The burden and risks of diabetic complications 3. Management of diabetes and prevention of diabetic complications 4. Organisation of diabetes care 5. Living with diabetes 6. Public health prevention of diabetes Boxes Thinking points - will be of interest to practitioners Key debates Case studies Current strategies - Gov. targets Further Reading Useful web links. The Public Health Mini-Guides provide up-to-date, evidence-based information in a convenient pocket-sized format, on a range of current key public health topics. They are designed to support the work of health and social care practitioners and students on courses related to public health and health promotion.