Everyday life

Don’t let your type 1 diabetes hold you back from living your life. Here are some helpful pages to help you get through anything.

Work

Work

Information on disclosing type 1 to your employer, reasonable adjustments at work and the Equality Act

Exercise

Exercise

Exercise is an important part of your general health, but it also helps you to maintain good type 1 diabetes management

Travelling

Travelling

Top 10 tips to help you to travel with minimum stress and enjoy your holiday wherever you go

Food and diet

Food and diet

Information to help you start to plan a healthy diet plus the facts about sugar, carb counting, fats and protein

Driving

Driving

How to continue to drive safely when you have type 1 and what you need to inform the DVLA

Special occasions

Special occasions

What to consider when planning for special occasions including birthdays, weddings and religious holidays

School and university

School and university

How to manage your type 1 at school and university plus links to our school pack and university toolkit