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There’s been a lot of talk about data recently. In May 2018 strict rules (General Data Protection Regulations) came into place around how your data can and can’t be used. Alongside this, NHS England just announced that patients would need to opt-out of their health information being used to improve care across the UK.
When someone is first diagnosed with diabetes (whether it is Type 1 or Type 2), NICE guidelines recommend they should attend a structured education programme.
People with diabetes need effective patient education to enable them to manage their diabetes on a day-to-day basis.
When you have diabetes, you're more at risk of heart disease. This is also called cardiovascular disease (CVD) or coronary disease, and can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Cardiovascular disease affects your circulation too.
World No Tobacco Day highlights the devastating effects smoking can have on people with diabetes
A big wake-up call
Simon McCoy tells us his Type 2 story
Five reasons not to delay your course booking
Life can get so busy that you may consider delaying certain tasks or activities. But your diabetes education should never be one of them. In doing so you’re quite literally putting your health on hold, and with increased health risks around such as Covid-19, now is definitely the time to be more proactive.
Type 2 remission. Find out what we know so far
Type 2 diabetes is serious. If it’s not managed properly, the consequences include a higher risk of amputations, heart disease and sight loss.