Living with diabetes

How to look after your feet if you have diabetes

Foot health is vital for people with diabetes. Find out how to look after your feet and when to get help.

Living with type 2 diabetes

Get advice on healthy living with type 2 diabetes.

Living with type 1 diabetes

Get advice on healthy living with type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes in children: what to expect

If your child is diagnosed with diabetes, a diabetes care team will help you adjust.

Diabetic eye screening

Everyone aged 12 or over with diabetes is offered diabetic eye screening, an annual check for early signs of diabetic retinopathy. Find out more.

Travelling with diabetes

Travelling with diabetes, including diet, taking medicines, vaccines, insurance and air travel.

Diabetes in pregnancy

Find out how type 1 and type 2 diabetes can affect you and your baby. Plus info on gestational (pregnancy) diabetes.

Reduce your diabetes risk

Type 2 diabetes is linked to being overweight. A healthy diet can help reduce your risk.

Lose weight

Weight loss resources to help you lose weight healthily, including the NHS 12-week diet and exercise plan.

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Teenage diabetes: Chandler's story

Chandler has type 1 diabetes. Find out how the condition has affected her life and the lives of those around her.

Media last reviewed: 25/12/2017

Next review due: 25/12/2020

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