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What is Diabetes?

This section explains what type 1, type 2 and other types of diabetes, such as MODY and LADA, are. It covers what care you should expect to receive, the different treatments for each type of diabetes and what resources are available for you.

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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 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 Treatments

Increase your knowledge of the various diabetes treatments. Learn about how to administer medications - covers insulin and non-insulin treatments.

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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 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 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 Kids / Young Adults

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

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My Languages

This section contains diabetes resources supporting non-English languages and ethnic minorities.

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