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For some people, drinking alcohol at home or in a pub with friends is part of life. And having diabetes shouldn’t get in the way of this unless this has been advised on medical grounds, However, it does have an impact on your body and in turn, your diabetes management.
Diabetes UK video explains what high blood pressure is and how you can reduce your risk of developing it.
Diabetes UK video explains what cholesterol is and how it can increase your risk of developing heart disease.
Erectile dysfunction — the inability to get or maintain an erection firm enough for sex — is common in men who have diabetes. It can stem from damage to nerves and blood vessels caused by poor long-term blood sugar control.
People with diabetes are encouraged to exercise regularly for better blood glucose control and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Additional benefits of exercise include a healthier heart, better weight control and stress management.
Diabetic nephropathy is the name given to kidney damage caused by diabetes. It develops slowly, over many years, and is also referred to as kidney disease. Almost one in five people with diabetes will need treatment for diabetic nephropathy but there’s a lot you can do to reduce your risk of develop…
The Qur'an requires Muslims to fast during the month of Ramadan from sunrise to sunset. However, there are exceptions to this. One of them is that people who are ill or have medical conditions do not have to fast. This includes people with diabetes. This information in this film will help you reduce…
If you're a smoker and have been diagnosed with diabetes, giving up the habit is one of the most positive things you can do to both improve your health and reduce your risks of the long-term complications associated with the condition. Smoking is also associated with a higher risk of developing type…
Some people with diabetes develop serious complications with their eyes, called diabetic retinopathy. If you don’t get this treated properly, it can lead to sight loss. If eye complications do start to develop, they can nearly always be treated to avoid long-term problems – as long as they’re spotte…
Diabetes UK video that focuses on how diabetes can affect your emotional well-being.
Diabetes Awareness Champions, raising awareness in the community