Category: Diabetes Education

  • Benefits of a Diabetes Support Group

    One of the most common reasons people seek out a diabetes support group is to be with people who understand what it is like to live with or care for someone who has diabetes. Being in the presence of others who go through the same challenges you do can quickly form a bond. There is an implicit understanding of blood sugar checks, insulin injections, food issues and fears around low blood sugar reactions. When that bond forms you no longer feel so different because others help to normalize your everyday experience.

  • Are You Hypoglycemic?

    If you find yourself hooked on sweets and quickie carbs, you may have pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes or low blood sugar.

    Likewise, if youi’re moody, tired, confused, and headachy and more, you may have low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia.

    Here’s a list below of many symptoms of hypoglycemia. See how many ring true for you.

  • Diabetes Myths & Frequently Asked Questions

    Knowing the facts about diabetes is important when it comes to managing the condition. There is so much information out there, but it is not all true. It is often difficult to know what is right and what is not. This section aims to help dispel some of the most common myths about diabetes – let’s have a look at some of them…

  • Diabetes Symptoms Mind Map

    A mindmap of diabetes symptoms

  • Diabetes Videos: Type 1 and 2

    Free, educational videos to help you better manage your diabetes.