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What is Diabetes?

This section explains what type 1, type 2 and other types of diabetes, such as MODY and LADA, are. It covers what care you should expect to receive, the different treatments for each type of diabetes and what resources are available for you.

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My Baby

This section covers what you need to think about before becoming pregnant, the management of diabetes in pregnancy for women with type 1 or type 2 and diabetes occurring during pregnancy (gestational diabetes).

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My Complications

Diabetes can cause problems with a lot of different areas of your body, including your eyes, feet, kidneys, heart, mental health and sexual function. In this section you can find out more about these problems and how to reduce your risk of developing them.

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My Glucose

Find out more about blood glucose monitoring, targets and short term consequences of low blood glucose levels (hypoglycaemia) and high blood glucose levels (hyperglycaemia).

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My Kids / Young Adults

This section contains information about diabetes for children, young adults and their carers.

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My Lifestyle

Diet and activity are key for diabetes management- here we present guidance on these and how diabetes may impact on work, social life, travel and driving.

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My Story

This section contains diaries, testimonials and videos of patients living with diabetes sharing their experiences and challenges they have encountered since diagnosis.

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My Treatments

Increase your knowledge of the various diabetes treatments. Learn about how to administer medications - covers insulin and non-insulin treatments.

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My Languages

This section contains diabetes resources supporting non-English languages and people from ethnic minority groups.