Learn More About Diabetes

Some aspects of living with diabetes are shared by all, but many are particular to the individual. No matter what type of diabetes you have, YOU have to live with it, not for a couple of weeks, or even a few years, but for the rest of your life. If you are lucky enough to have an early diagnosis of pre-diabetes, or tpe 2 diabetes, then you may have a chance to send this backwards into remission. But you will need to make sme chages to your way of living – and sooner rather than later…

The best way to get on with YOUR LIFE with YOUR DIABETES – and its potential long term effects – is to learn how to adapt and tailor treatment approaches to suit YOU. To do this, you will need to learn as much as you can – and more! – about diabetes.

A diagnosis of diabetes need not be devastating – learn how to protect yourself from the complications of diabetes. And share the load – make the most of your health care team and your support network.

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes then you may be going through a whirlwind of emotions. Visit the Newly Diagnosed section and start to put your life back together.

If you, or your child have recently been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, then you may be looking for more specific information. I suggest you start here.

If changing your lifestyle is the big challenge for you and you need some extra direction take a look at YOUR Diabetes YOUR Life.


Index of LEARN MORE ABOUT DIABETES pages

Introducing
Diabetes:
Managing Diabetes:
What is Diabetes? Blood Glucose Levels and HbA1c Hyperglycaemia
Causes of Diabetes Tablets for Type 2’s Eyes
Living with Diabetes Using Insulin Kidneys
Introduction to Complications

Food Choices

Nerves
*** Newly Diagnosed? Blood Glucose Monitoring Blood Pressure
Managing Type 1 Diabetes Hypoglycaemia Heart Disease
Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Legs and Feet
Your Diabetes Care:
NEW SECTIONS
Coming Soon!
Annual Review Healthy Eating Women’s Pages
Laboratory Tests Physical Activity Diabetes and
Depression
Eye Examinations Quit Smoking Diabetes and Eating
Behaviours
Medication and
Supplies
Coping with Stress On the Horizon
Setting Goals Diabetes made
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