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Worcester Warriors full-back Chris Pennell was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 19 years old - but that hasn't stopped him from a successful career in the sport that he loves.
When you live with type 1 diabetes, carb counting is a great way of managing your blood sugar or glucose levels. It does take some time and effort to learn, but the control that comes with it can make life much easier.
People with diabetes are encouraged to exercise regularly for better blood glucose control and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Additional benefits of exercise include a healthier heart, better weight control and stress management.
This video provides information on insulin injections for diabetes.
Flash glucose monitors are a way of measuring your blood glucose levels without having to prick your fingers. It is a small sensor that you wear just under your skin and records your glucose (sugar) levels continuously throughout the day and night.
Harrow Clinical Care Group have produced a variety of educational videos.
This video discusses healthy eating and different diets you may have heard about.
This video gives advice for people with type 2 diabetes when they are travelling.
A low blood sugar, also called hypoglycaemia or a "hypo" is where the level of sugar (glucose) in your blood drops too low. In this video, healthcare professionals describe what hypoglycaemia is; how it is treated and what can cause it. You will also hear from people with diabetes describe their own…
An insulin pump is a small electronic device that gives your body the regular insulin it needs throughout the day and night. In this video, healthcare professionals explain what it is and how it works, and people with type 1 diabetes discuss their own experiences with insulin pump therapy.
Mary Robertson talks with Jane Mitchell about things to think about when considering an insulin pump.
Mary Robertson talks with Jane Mitchell about her experiences with type 1 diabetes and her decision to use an insulin pump. Jane was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age three, and has now been using an insulin pump for six years, having decided to start using one before becoming pregnant with her…