Guide to diabetes

  • What is diabetes?

    Diabetes is a common life-long health condition, where the amount of glucose in your blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly

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  • Managing your diabetes

    Managing your diabetes can be challenging at times. We give you guidance on making changes and fitting the demands of the condition into your lifestyle

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  • Monitoring your diabetes

    Monitoring your health is crucial to preventing some of the possible complications associated with diabetes

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  • Living with diabetes

    Being diagnosed with diabetes can sometimes feel overwhelming, and may throw up many questions about how the condition fits into your daily life

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  • Diabetes complications

    People living with diabetes may have to deal with short-term or long-term complications as a result of their condition. Diabetes can affect a wide variety of parts of the body including eyes, heart, kidneys, nerves and feet

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  • Recipes

    Choose from hundreds of tasty recipes, and find tips on adapting your old favourites to be more healthy

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  • My Life

    Our websites especially for children and teenagers with diabetes

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