What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a lifelong condition where the amount of glucose in your blood is too high due to your pancreas either not producing any insulin, or not enough insulin, to help glucose enter your body’s cells – or the insulin that is produced does not work properly (known as insulin resistance).
What is diabetes?
Find out everything you need to know about the different types of diabetes.Learn more
Children and diabetes
Once diagnosed, all children with diabetes and their families should receive ongoing support, treatment and advice from a specialist care team. Find out how you can help your child manage their diabetes.Learn more
Managing and Monitoring your Diabetes
Tracking your glucose is just one of the health checks that can help you stay well and avoid diabetes complications.
Find out how you can check yourself out from head to toe.
Managing your diabetes when you're ill
Knowing how to adjust your routine if you’re taken ill can help you feel more in control, so you can focus on recovering.Learn more
Eating healthily and exercising is key
Regular activity and having a healthy diet can play a key role in helping you stay well.Learn more
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