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Top 10 tips for a healthy diet when living with diabetes.

Nov 19, 2018

There are different types of diabetes, and no two people with diabetes are the same. So there isn’t a one-size-fits-all way of eating for everyone with diabetes. But we’ve come up with tips that you can use to help you make healthier food choices.   1. Choose healthier carbohydrates  All carbs affect blood glucose levels … more

Type 1 Diabetes and Children

Nov 19, 2018

There are 2 types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. This guide talks about type 1 diabetes and how it is developed. Type 1 diabetes usually happens to young people. You don’t catch diabetes, it isn’t a bug. You ‘develop’ diabetes. When doctors find someone has type 1 diabetes, this is called being diagnosed. People … more

Man presented with a medal for living with diabetes for 80 years!

Nov 19, 2018

    A pensioner from Colchester has become the first person in the UK to receive the H.G. Wells medal for living with diabetes for 80 years. Mr Whittaker, 88, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was eight-years-old, was presented with the award by Diabetes UK. He has credited his late wife Doreen … more

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