All Resources tagged with "Patient Stories"
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.
In this video Barry, who had type 2 diabetes, beats smoking.
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.
In this video David, who had type 2 diabetes, discusses his weight loss and how it has improved his quality of life.
In this video Denis discusses how he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes whilst receiving treatment for heart and kidney failure.
Erectile dysfunction — the inability to get or maintain an erection firm enough for sex — is common in men who have diabetes. It can stem from damage to nerves and blood vessels caused by poor long-term blood sugar control.
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.
The Qur'an requires Muslims to fast during the month of Ramadan from sunrise to sunset. However, there are exceptions to this. One of them is that people who are ill or have medical conditions do not have to fast. This includes people with diabetes. This information in this film will help you reduce…
Some people with diabetes develop serious complications with their eyes, called diabetic retinopathy. If you don’t get this treated properly, it can lead to sight loss. If eye complications do start to develop, they can nearly always be treated to avoid long-term problems – as long as they’re spotte…
Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes is usually a big shock and there is an overwhelming amount of information to take in. In this video, people with type 1 diabetes talk about their own diagnosis and the impact that it has had on their lives.
In this video Evina discusses how she reduced her carbs to help control her type 2 diabetes.