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Coronavirus: specific advice for people with type 1 diabetes
Having diabetes does NOT mean you are more likely to catch Coronavirus. However, if you do catch Coronaviruses, it can cause more severe symptoms and complications in people with diabetes. More severe symptoms are also likely in older people, and those with other long-term conditions such as cancer…
This page explains what you need to know about driving if you have diabetes. It covers practical information such as the implications for your car insurance and whether you should inform the DVLA that you have diabetes, as well as potential risks such as having a hypo when you are at the wheel.
Growing Up and Living With Type 1
This course, ‘Growing Up and Living with Type 1 Diabetes’ is the second in a two-part series which provides information about living with diabetes. This part is especially aimed at young people with diabetes, who may be concerned about how their diabetes may affect them when facing new experiences t…
Smoking and Diabetes
If you're a smoker and have been diagnosed with diabetes, giving up the habit is one of the most positive things you can do to both improve your health and reduce your risks of the long-term complications associated with the condition. Smoking is also associated with a higher risk of developing Type…
Understanding Type 1 Diabetes
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.
10 things any parent should expect from their child's diabetes care
The Type 1 essentials for children and young people outline the 10 things any parent should expect from their child's diabetes care. It includes the care, checks and help that the child or family need to make sure their condition is managed well - in hospital, school and wider society.
100 things I wish I’d known about living with diabetes
Just fill in the form to order our very first book written by people living with diabetes for people living with diabetes. It’s packed full of useful tips for everyday life, covering everything from going on holiday to eating out, and managing diabetes at work, school or university.