It can be difficult to decide when to tell your employer and work colleagues about your diabetes and even harder to ask for time off work to attend diabetes education.
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There’s been a lot of talk about data recently. In May 2018 strict rules (General Data Protection Regulations) came into place around how your data can and can’t be used. Alongside this, NHS England just announced that patients would need to opt-out of their health information being used to improve care across the UK.
When someone is first diagnosed with diabetes (whether it is Type 1 or Type 2), NICE guidelines recommend they should attend a structured education programme.
People with diabetes need effective patient education to enable them to manage their diabetes on a day-to-day basis.
When you have diabetes, you're more at risk of heart disease. This is also called cardiovascular disease (CVD) or coronary disease, and can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Cardiovascular disease affects your circulation too.
World No Tobacco Day highlights the devastating effects smoking can have on people with diabetes
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.
A big wake-up call
Simon McCoy tells us his Type 2 story