High blood sugar levels can seriously damage parts of your body, including your feet and your eyes. These are called the complications of diabetes. But you can take action to prevent or delay many of these problems.
Find out more on the diabetes UK website.
Diabetes and Children
Diabetes can be diagnosed at a young age and having a child who has diabetes can be tough sometimes.
Your not alone, many families struggle at times to help their family member get through a diagnosis. Fortunately, Diabetes UK have provided support and advice on handling a diagnosis or taking the next steps for young people and their families.
Learning disablities and diabetes
People with a learning disability tend to take longer to understand their diabetes and may need extra support to manage their diabetes. Including developing the new skills required in their daily life, understanding complicated information and interacting with other people.
Find out more –
Diabetes UK helpline
A support helpine available to anyone living with or affected by diabetes to call for support anytime Monday to Friday 9am-6pm.
Diabetes support forum
A space for people affected by or living with diabetes to connect and chat with others going through the same experiences.
Diabetes myth busting and FAQs
Knowing the facts about diabetes is important when it comes to managing the condition. There is so much information out there, but it is not all true. It is often difficult to know what is right and what is not.