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Diabetes UK Information

Diabetes UK

This information is for people who have recently been told that they have Type 2 diabetes.

There is plenty of evidence to demonstrate that if people are informed about their condition, they are much more likely to manage it effectively and therefore stay in better health.

The most important member of the team looking after your diabetes is you

You will benefit from understanding the condition and doing as much as you can to stay healthy.  By clicking on the links below, you will find some general information about diabetes and how you can manage your condition.  Please do take time to read this information.

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/diabetes-the-basics/what-is-type-2-diabetes

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/resources-s3/2017-08/Simple%20Steps%20to%20Healthy%20Feet.pdf

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/guide-to-diabetes/managing-your-diabetes/15-healthcare-essentials

There is also a comprehensive Type 2 diabetes e-learning package from Diabetes UK and Bupa 

https://www.type2diabetesandme.co.uk/lnt/Login.aspx?ts=636646751740588437



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