All Resources tagged with "Hypoglycaemia (low glucose)"
These videos provide a no nonsense guide to pregnancy for people with diabetes.
We believe that everyone who knows a child, of any age, should be aware of the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes - the 4 Ts
Having type 1 diabetes shouldn't stop you from taking part in extreme sports, however, it does mean that you have to be a bit more prepared and plan for the unexpected. Martin Draper talks about his experiences with having type 1 diabetes and participating in extreme sports.
The video features children living with type 1 diabetes and showing the most common symptoms of the condition. About 2,000 children a year are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in the UK.
This page explains what you need to know about alcohol as someone with diabetes. It explains what a unit of alcohol actually is, and covers sensible drinking limits, the effect of alcohol on your blood glucose and how best to avoid having a hypo while you are drinking.
This page explains what blood glucose testing is and why it is required for people with diabetes. It covers what the numbers mean, how to control your blood glucose level, and how and when to test your blood glucose.
This page discusses carbohydrate counting and why it is important for people with diabetes.
Carbohydrate counting is a way of matching insulin requirements with the amount of carbohydrate that you eat or drink. This course will give you everything you need to know about counting carbs.
Switching from insulin injections to an insulin pump can be a daunting time for people. This course provides an introductory guide to insulin pump therapy aimed at people with type 1 diabetes considering switching from injections to an insulin pump.
This resource will explain some of the effects diabetes can have on the menopause.
This page contains useful tips on how to maintain a healthy balanced diet.
This page explains what you need to know about driving if you have diabetes. It covers practical information such as the implications for your car insurance and whether you should inform the DVLA that you have diabetes, as well as potential risks such as having a hypo when you are at the wheel.