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Teenager living with diabetes | #flashback on awareness campaigns

Teenager living with diabetes | #flashback on awareness campaigns

"Lil is16 and has been diabetic for 6 years now. Ok, what’s the big deal? Everyone knows a person or two with diabetes. It’s not like it’s something really exotic –...
Get the need-to-know: choosing the right footwear can be tricky living with diabetes!

Get the need-to-know: choosing the right footwear can be tricky living with diabetes!

Earlier this year, new guidelines on footwear for people with diabetes were published. While the guidelines are aimed at health professionals working with people with diabetes, if you are living...
Keeping insulin cool in the summer heat

Keeping insulin cool in the summer heat

It’s something many people overlook but as the weather warms up, it’s time to give some extra thought to keeping your insulin cool. Insulin can be affected by both temperature...
5 activities that are PERFECT if you live with diabetes

5 activities that are PERFECT if you live with diabetes

We all know how important physical activity is for mind and body, but it's even more important if you're living with diabetes; here are 5 activities that are PERFECT for keeping...
Diabetes self-care: seven steps for the New Year!

Diabetes self-care: seven steps for the New Year!

For many of us, the start of a new year brings the opportunity to make changes to improve our health, whether it’s eating better, exercising more, quitting smoking or reducing...
'Diabetic foot' affects more than just your feet

'Diabetic foot' affects more than just your feet

Managing diabetes well requires careful consideration of lifestyle habits, medication and monitoring, which can be a challenge for some people.  If you develop problems with your feet, there’s even more...
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