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Fixing Dad is about an ordinary family's battle with type 2 diabetes... and how their remarkable success offers hope to millions.
Flash glucose monitors are a way of measuring your blood glucose levels without having to prick your fingers. It is a small sensor that you wear just under your skin and records your glucose (sugar) levels continuously throughout the day and night.
In this video Gary, who has type 1 diabetes, discusses his passion for mountaineering.
Harjinder - type 2 diabetes, gets help to control her diabetes
Having diabetes means you're at much greater risk of developing foot problems. This is because raised blood glucose, also known as blood sugar, can damage the sensation in your feet. It can also affect your circulation, which can lead to you getting less blood supply to your feet.
A low blood sugar, also called hypoglycaemia or a "hypo" is where the level of sugar (glucose) in your blood drops too low. In this video, healthcare professionals describe what hypoglycaemia is; how it is treated and what can cause it. You will also hear from people with diabetes describe their own…
In this video Ian who has type 2 diabetes explains how cutting down on carbs helped him turn his life around.
An insulin pump is a small electronic device that gives your body the regular insulin it needs throughout the day and night. In this video, healthcare professionals explain what it is and how it works, and people with type 1 diabetes discuss their own experiences with insulin pump therapy.
In this video Lyn explains how she has managed to introduce healthier caribbean food options into her diet.
In this video Martin, who has type 2 diabetes, explains how using apps helped him change his life.
In this video Mindu who has type 2 diabetes gets active to improve her health.
Type 2 diabetes is often diagnosed following blood or urine tests for something else. It's usually difficult to take in everything the GP tells you during the appointment, this film discusses how people felt when receiving the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and what the next steps were.