My Diabetes My Way: September 2018 Update

Welcome to the My Diabetes My Way Newsletter for September 2018.

Self-Management Week 2018

This year's Self-Management Week which will take place next week between 1st and 5th October. Self-Management Week takes place every year to raise awareness of and showcase the huge benefits self-management can bring to people's lives. The theme this year is 'Gaun Yersel!' - a celebration of the 10 year anniversary of the first self-management strategy for Scotland.

https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/blog/news/whats-going-on-in-self-management-week/

 

My Diabetes My Way App

The new My Diabetes My Way App has now been available on iOS and Android for a few weeks, and we now have over 2,500 downloads! We are aware of a few "teething" problems but encourage you to review our user guide if you are having difficulty setting it up:

https://www.mydiabetesmyway.scot.nhs.uk/admin/UploadedFiles/MyDiabetesMyWayMobileAppSetV1.0.pdf?id=3207

If you continue to experience problems, you can contact our support team by email at mydiabetesmyway@nhs.net

 

National Cholesterol Month

October is National Cholesterol Month. This is a campaign that aims to support initiatives that encourage people to become more active so that they can improve their health. You can find more information about the campaign and resources to support it through the following links:

https://heartuk.org.uk/get-involved/national-cholesterol-month

https://heartuk.org.uk/health-and-high-cholesterol/healthy-lifestyle/healthy-living-resources

https://www.bhf.org.uk/informationsupport/how-a-healthy-heart-works

 

For more information on healthy diet and lifestyle follow the My Diabetes My Way links below.

https://www.mydiabetesmyway.scot.nhs.uk/Content.aspx?id=46

https://www.mydiabetesmyway.scot.nhs.uk/Content.aspx?id=162

 

We would like to thank you for your ongoing support.

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