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What is Diabetes?

This section will explain what type 1 diabetes is, what this means for you, what care you should expect and what resources are available for you.

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My Treatments

Increase your knowledge of different insulins and the different ways of administering them.

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My Complications

Diabetes can cause problems with a lot of different areas of your body, including your eyes, feet, kidneys, heart and mental health. In this section you can find out more about these problems and how to reduce your risk of developing them.

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My Glucose

Find out more about blood glucose monitoring, targets and short term consequences of low blood glucose levels (hypoglycaemia) and high blood glucose levels (hyperglycaemia).

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My Kids / Young Adults

This section contains information about diabetes for children, young adults and their carers.

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My Lifestyle

Diet and activity are key for diabetes management- here we present guidance on these and how diabetes may impact on work, social life, travel and driving.

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My Story

This section contains diaries, testimonials and videos of patients living with diabetes sharing their experiences and challenges they have encountered since diagnosis.

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My Baby

This section will explain how diabetes can affect pregnancy, how you can reduce the risks in pregnancy to you and your baby, what things you need to think about before becoming pregnant and what care you should receive, both during pregnancy and afterwards.

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My Languages

This section contains diabetes resources supporting non-English languages and people from ethnic minority groups.