All Resources tagged with "Treatment-Insulin"
Type 1 diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where your blood glucose level is too high because your body can't make a hormone called insulin. In this video, healthcare professionals explain what type 1 diabetes is.
This page explains what blood glucose testing is and why it is required for people with diabetes. It covers what the numbers mean, how to control your blood glucose level, and how and when to test your blood glucose.
This page discusses carbohydrate counting and why it is important for people with diabetes.
Carbohydrate counting is a way of matching insulin requirements with the amount of carbohydrate that you eat or drink. This course will give you everything you need to know about counting carbs.
This page explains how diabetes might affect your ability to work and when it is appropriate to tell your employer.
This resource explains how exercise and physical activity affects your blood glucose and what you should bear in mind before you start exercising.
This page explains what gestational diabetes is. It also explains why it develops and how it is diagnosed.
This course, ‘Growing Up with Type 1 Diabetes’ is the second in a two-part series which provides information about life with diabetes. This part is especially aimed at young people with diabetes, particularly teenagers, who may be concerned about how their diabetes may affect them when facing new ex…
This page explains what hypoglycaemia is and provides detailed information on the causes and symptoms of a hypoglycaemic episode (a 'hypo') and what you should do if you have one.
This is a brief guide to the different types of insulin and how long each type of insulin lasts over a 24-hour period.