All Resources tagged with "Glucose Monitoring"
This resource explains what the glycaemic index is and how you can use it to maintain good blood glucose control.
Advice on how to manage your insulin while travelling across time zones.
This resource will provide information on the best ways to travel with an insulin pump.
This page provides information on the effects steroids can have on your blood glucose levels
This course is the first of a two-part series which provides information about life with diabetes. Aimed at anyone diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it focuses on what diabetes is, how it is treated, complications it can have, as well as what you can do to keep yourself healthy.
There are a number of factors that can affect your blood glucose levels, particularly if you are on insulin. This resource explores some of the reasons that may be causing your high blood glucose levels.
This page explains what you need to know about alcohol as someone with diabetes. It explains what a unit of alcohol actually is, and covers sensible drinking limits, the effect of alcohol on your blood glucose and how best to avoid having a hypo while you are drinking.
This page explains what blood glucose testing is and why it is required for people with diabetes. It covers what the numbers mean, how to control your blood glucose level, and how and when to test your blood glucose.
Carbohydrate counting is a way of matching insulin requirements with the amount of carbohydrate that you eat or drink. This course will give you everything you need to know about counting carbs.
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.
This resource explains how exercise and physical activity affects your blood glucose and what you should bear in mind before you start exercising.