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Switching from insulin injections to an insulin pump can be a daunting time for people. This course provides an introductory guide to insulin pump therapy aimed at people with type 1 diabetes considering switching from injections to an insulin pump.
Having diabetes does NOT mean you are more likely to catch Coronavirus. However, if you do catch Coronaviruses, it can cause more severe symptoms and complications in people with diabetes. More severe symptoms are also likely in older people, and those with other long-term conditions such as cancer…
The latest guidance from Diabetes UK about coronavirus for people living with diabetes and their families.
This page contains useful tips on how to maintain a healthy balanced diet.
This page explains what you need to know about driving if you have diabetes. It covers practical information such as the implications for your car insurance and whether you should inform the DVLA that you have diabetes, as well as potential risks such as having a hypo when you are at the wheel.
This resource explains how exercise and physical activity affects your blood glucose and what you should bear in mind before you start exercising.
This course, ‘Growing Up and Living with Type 1 Diabetes’ is the second in a two-part series which provides information about living with diabetes. This part is especially aimed at young people with diabetes, who may be concerned about how their diabetes may affect them when facing new experiences t…
A overview of the effects of heart disease on people with diabetes.
This page explains what hypoglycaemia is and provides detailed information on the causes and symptoms of a hypoglycaemic episode (a 'hypo') and what you should do if you have one.
This course provides information related to living with Type 1 diabetes including topics such as driving, travel, employment and lifestyle factors like healthy diet, alcohol and physical activity.
This course, My Insulin Pump is aimed at people who are starting out with an insulin pump, or a refresher for those that are already established on insulin pump therapy.