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Living with diabetes

We know that everyone’s experience of diabetes is different. Whether you’re living with diabetes or care for a loved one who does, we’re here for you.

Our website is packed full of trusted information, developed by experts. From advice about treatments and what to eat, to practical guidance and emotional support, we've got you covered. 

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Eating with diabetes

What you eat can affect how well you feel and how you manage your diabetes. Although there's no such thing as a diabetes diet or food plan, we've put together advice to help you make healthier choices when eating.

Practical advice

Looking for information about work or travel? Need advice about driving, sex or dealing with burnout? Read our practical guide to life with diabetes for help with fitting diabetes into your daily life.
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Diabetes complications can seriously affect parts of your body, including your eyes, feet and heart. We’ve got more information about these problems, including the steps you can take to prevent or delay them.
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Emotional wellbeing

Diabetes isn’t just a physical condition, it can affect you emotionally too. We’re here to help you get the right emotional support and show you that whatever you’re feeling, you are not alone.
A man living with diabetes taking treatment for his condition


There are a number of treatments available to help you manage your diabetes, from insulin to tablets. This section will help you find what works for you, so you can control your diabetes in a way that suits your lifestyle.
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Managing your diabetes

From checking your blood sugar or HbA1c level, to going to your annual diabetes checks, there can be a lot to think about when you have diabetes. In this section, find out more about how to manage your condition and look after yourself.
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Use our recipe finder for meal time inspiration. Simply search by ingredient, meal type or dietary requirement to discover a range of nutritious recipes perfect for every occasion.
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Diabetes technology

For some people with diabetes, technology can transform the way they manage their condition. We’ve got more information about how it can help, so you can find out if it’s right for you.
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Children and diabetes

In this section, we share advice to help you care for your child when they have diabetes. Whether you need support about schools, or want to learn more about the condition, we're here to help.
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Your stories

Here you’ll find a collection of personal stories from people living with or affected by diabetes. Read about their experiences, discover new tips and advice, or share your own story with us today.
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