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There can be a lot to learn about managing type 1 diabetes, and it can sometimes feel overwhelming. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have lived with type 1 for some time, our guide to managing type 1 diabetes gives you information and support on how to manage your blood glucose levels, count carbs and deal with hypos and hypers.
It can be difficult at first to learn how to manage your blood glucose levels but with time, this important part of managing type 1 can become second nature. Learn about blood glucose levels, carb counting, managing hypos and hypers and understand Hba1c.
In these pages we’ll tell you about type 1 diabetes treatments and technology. There’s information about insulin and the different ways to get it into your body. You’ll also find out about the different devices that can help you manage your blood glucose levels.
Find out who’s in your Diabetes Healthcare Team and what happens at your appointments. Learn about eye screenings, foot checks and what to do if you aren’t offered the appointments you need.
Whether you’re newly diagnosed with type 1 or have lived with it for some time and feel in need of a refresher, these courses and self-learning programmes can help you manage your type 1.
Grace speaks to us about her type 1 diagnosis, how she manages her diabetes and her hopes for the future.
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Information to help you start to plan a healthy diet plus the facts about sugar, carb counting, fats and protein.
Browse our resource hub and explore our Type 1 Diabetes Discovery events for more type 1 lifestyle information.
Learn about the different ways of putting insulin into your body, and how to manage your blood glucose levels.
Discover the devices that help you take the right amount of insulin at the right times, and technology that helps you to measure your blood glucose levels throughout the day.
Managing type 1 after your child's diagnosis can be a steep learning curve. We know it can be tough, but our guide is there to help you through this early stage.
We can help you understand type 1 complications, the signs to look out for and what you can do to reduce your risk.
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Our guides can help provide you with information and support in your journey to living well with type 1 diabetes.