All Resources tagged with "Hypoglycaemia (low glucose)"
This resource will provide information on the best ways to travel with an insulin pump.
This course is the first of a two-part series which provides information about life with diabetes. Aimed at anyone diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it focuses on what diabetes is, how it is treated, complications it can have, as well as what you can do to keep yourself healthy.
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.
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 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.
This resource explains how exercise and physical activity affects your blood glucose and what you should bear in mind before you start exercising.
A overview of the effects of heart disease on people with diabetes.
This page explains what hypoglycaemia is and provides detailed information on the causes and symptoms of a hypoglycaemic episode (a 'hypo') and what you should do if you have one.
This course, My Insulin Pump is aimed at people who are starting out with an insulin pump, or a refresher for those that are already established on insulin pump therapy.