Table 5.

Responders’ most useful and most trusted sources of diabetes information

Information sourceMost useful sources of information n (% of responders)Most trusted sources of information n (% of responders)
GP73 (61.9)83 (70.3)
Diabetes specialist nurse62 (52.5)74 (62.7)
Practice nurse42 (35.6)37 (31.4)
Internet32 (27.1)10 (8.5)
Diabetes UK25 (21.2)30 (25.4)
Other people who have diabetes17 (14.4)11 (9.3)
Books and magazines14 (11.9)8 (6.8)
Hospital doctor11 (9.3)20 (16.9)
Pharmacist7 (5.9)13 (11.0)
Friends and family3 (2.5)5 (4.2)