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Get advice and information about managing type 1 diabetes around everyday life, including work, education, driving, travel and holidays, nutrition and exercise.
Eating a healthy balanced diet is good for everyone – whether you have type 1 diabetes or not. If you have type 1 there are a few things you will need to be aware of when you eat and drink, but that needn’t stop you enjoying delicious and nutritious food.
Exercise and being active is an important part of everyone’s general health and there’s no need to stop because you have type 1. In fact, regular exercise can help your type 1 diabetes management. Whether you’re walking the dog, ballet dancing or sailing, read more about how to manage your glucose levels and insulin intake.
Having type 1 diabetes doesn’t have to stop you having a fulfilling career. Find information about different types of jobs, how to manage your type 1 at work and the laws in place to protect you from discrimination.
Travelling with type 1 diabetes can be challenging, but with a bit of planning there is no reason why you shouldn’t enjoy adventuring at home and abroad.
You can still drive if you have type 1 diabetes, but there are some extra steps you need to take to be legal and safe on the road.
What you need to know about the UK health system before visiting or moving here if you have type 1 diabetes.
Alcohol can be part of many social events and special occasions. There’s no reason why you can’t drink alcohol if you have type 1, but different types of alcohol can affect your blood glucose in different ways. Get tips and advice to stay safe with alcohol.
There isn’t much research into how recreational drugs affect people type 1 diabetes. However, what we do know is that drugs can impact how you manage your type 1 and stay safe, so we’d advise that you don’t do recreational drugs.
It’s well known that smoking causes many health problems, like heart and lung disease. When you have type 1 diabetes, smoking can make it harder to manage your blood glucose levels and increase your risk of complications.
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