My Diabetes My Way: February 2024 Update

Welcome to the My Diabetes My Way Newsletter for February 2024.

New Awareness Video
We have recently completed a new video to raise awareness of My Diabetes My Way. It describes the main features that the service offers, including information on all aspects of diabetes, structured learning courses that you can work through at your own pace and access to your diabetes records. We have recently posted links to the video on Facebook and X (formerly Twitter), so please share if you see them. You can also access the full video on our Vimeo channel:

Free Online Course for Ramadan
MyWay Digital Health are hosting a free online course on 'Diabetes and Ramadan', opening on 19th February 2024. The course is available to anyone, no matter where they live, and offers a supportive shared learning experience for anyone interested in learning to manage diabetes during Ramadan. It is also available in English, Arabic and Malay. To book your place, please visit

You can find out more about the course here:

Free Online Diabetes Course for Type 1 Diabetes
MyWay Digital Health are also hosting a free online course on 'Understanding Type 1 diabetes' between 28th February and 4th March. The course is a supportive eLearning experience for everyone with type 1 diabetes and those who care for them, including family, friends and healthcare professionals. To book your place, please visit

You will receive a personalised certificate on completion and have access to live Question and Answer sessions with diabetes experts.

Smoking and Diabetes
If you smoke, giving up is one of the best things you can do for your health. Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable deaths and one in two smokers will die from a smoking-related disease. It’s well known that smoking causes diseases such as cancer, heart disease and respiratory conditions such as COPD or asthma, but what effect does it have on diabetes or your risk of developing diabetes? To find out more about how smoking can affect you and your diabetes, please visit the following link:

NHS Inform also contains links to support you if you are ready to consider giving up smoking:

Quit Your Way Scotland is a service run by NHS 24 on behalf of the Scottish Government and is staffed by trained advisers who’ll be able to give you personalised advice:

Facebook and X (formerly Twitter)
Please remember, you can keep up-to-date with the latest news and useful information on the My Diabetes My Way Facebook and X (formerly Twitter) pages.


Help and Support
If you have not yet managed to gain access to your diabetes records on My Diabetes My Way, or would like an update on the status of your registration, please let us know. You can contact us regarding any problems or request further help and support by emailing:

Thank you for your continued support.

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