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A selection of videos from Diabetes UK
We know that heart disease is a complication of diabetes, and therefore affects people with Type 1.
“I’ve had Type 1 diabetes for 26 years and it hasn’t always been easy. Diabetes and my mental health have had a big impact on each other and it can be hard to unpick that. It’s acknowledged that diabetes can be hard because you don’t get a break."
If you worry about hypos then please be reassured - you’re completely normal! Worrying about hypos is very common – one study found that 25 per cent of people with diabetes reported that worrying about hypos is a serious problem for them (Polonsky, 1999).
A big wake-up call
Simon McCoy tells us his Type 2 story
Which course should I book?
After understanding that your diabetes education is vital for your health and wellbeing, deciding which course to go on is the next milestone. We’ve listed our courses here and detailed who they would be suited to and what they involve.
Five reasons not to delay your course booking
Life can get so busy that you may consider delaying certain tasks or activities. But your diabetes education should never be one of them. In doing so you’re quite literally putting your health on hold, and with increased health risks around such as Covid-19, now is definitely the time to be more proactive.