Diabetes UK campaigns for improvements in the prevention, care and treatment of people with diabetes.
They provide information, help and peer support, so people with diabetes can manage their condition effectively and they are one of the largest funders of diabetes research in the UK.
Find out more about who they are and what they do at this link.
Symptoms and Treatment
A comprehensive guide to Diabetes including symptons, types and treatment is available here.
Preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Nearly 14 million people in the UK are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Around 3 in 5 cases of type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed. Advice on is available at this link.
Living with Diabetes
Detailed ihe information on how you can fit diabetes around your lifestyle, what to eat and how you can treat and manage your condition effectively are available here.
Diabetes UK's Learning Zone offers advice on what to eat and tips for managing diabetes day-to-day tailored to your situation and requirements. Your relationship with diabetes and how you mange it is personal to you and their Diabetes and Me option allows you to save useful information, your favourite recipes and anything else you're interested in.
The charity also runs Care Events, details of these initiatives can be found on this page.
Diabetes UK Travel insurance
Diabetes UK has also developed its own Travel Insurance services for people living with diabetes. For details follow this link.
Local Support Groups
The charity has a network of local support groups. To find one near you, follow this link.
To find Diabetes UK activities in your area, follow this link to an interactive map.
Diabetes UK offers a range of online communities including forums, blogs and online communites available at this link.
News and Views
Read all the latest news and views from Diabetes UK at this link.
The Diabetes UK Helpline is a dedicated diabetes helpline for all people with diabetes, their family or friends, and people who are worried they might be at risk.
For full contact details follow this link.
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