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Welcome to Understanding Type 1

Welcome to Understanding Type 1! The aims of the course are:  To improve your knowledge of: What diabetes is    How diabetes is treated    The complications of diabetes  How to stay healthy   The impact of exercise and alcohol on blood glucose   … Continue reading

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All about type 1 diabetes

Do you know what type 1 diabetes is? Whether you have just been diagnosed or had diabetes for a long time, there may be things you still don’t fully understand. You may have been given so much information at the … Continue reading

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Understanding insulin

You learned in the previous section that type 1 diabetes is caused by your body not making insulin, or not making enough of it. It follows, then, that the usual treatment for type 1 diabetes involves giving your body the … Continue reading

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