Here are some helpful articles for people living with Type 1 diabetes
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).
Facing up to the potential complications that diabetes can bring has led to Emma putting more focus on keeping her blood sugar levels within range. Acknowledgement: Diabetes UK
A big wake-up call
Simon McCoy tells us his Type 2 story
How to guides from Diabetes UK (Type 2)
A selection of videos from Diabetes UK
Type 2 remission. Find out what we know so far
Type 2 diabetes is serious. If it’s not managed properly, the consequences include a higher risk of amputations, heart disease and sight loss.