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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.

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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.

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This video discusses cholesterol and how careful control of it can reduce your risk on diabetes complications.

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For some people, drinking alcohol at home or in the pub is part of everyday life. And having diabetes shouldn’t get in the way of this unless this has been advised on medical grounds, However, it does have an impact on your body and in turn your diabetes control.

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Diabetes UK video explains what high blood pressure is and how you can reduce your risk of developing it.

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Diabetes UK video explains what cholesterol is and how it can increase your risk of developing heart disease.

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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.

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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.

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Diabetic nephropathy is the name given to kidney damage caused by diabetes. It develops slowly, over many years, and is also referred to as kidney disease. Almost one in five people with diabetes will need treatment for diabetic nephropathy but there’s a lot you can do to reduce your risk of develop…

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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…


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