Getting to know the basics | Diabetes UK

Diabetes is a complicated condition and there are different types of diabetes. This page will take you through the key information you need to know.

Diabetes – Type 1 – BDA Food Fact Sheet
Diabetes – Type 2 – BDA Food Fact Sheet





Trend Diabetes have produced the following high quality leaflets that might give you greater understanding about your diabetes, how it affects you and how you can best control it.

Trend leaflets

65+ Years old: Keeping well with your type 2 diabetes – Trend Diabetes

Alcohol, smoking and illicit drugs: What you need to know if you have diabetes – Trend Diabetes

Diabetes and emotional well-being – Trend Diabetes

Diabetes and enternal feeding – Trend Diabetes

Diabetes and pancreatic exocrine insufficiency – Trend Diabetes

Diabetes and the menopause – Trend Diabetes

Diabetes and travel – Trend Diabetes

Diabetes and your kidneys – Trend Diabetes

Diabetes: Safe Driving and the DVLA – Trend Diabetes

Diabetes: Why do I sometimes feel shaky, dizzy and sweaty? Hypoglygaemia explained – Trend Diabetes

Keeping safe with insulin therapy – Trend Diabetes

Living with diabetes and dementia – Trend Diabetes

Looking after your feet when you have diabetes – Trend Diabetes

Managing mealtime insulin – Trend Diabetes

Something you need to know: How to reduce your risk of genital fungal infection – Trend Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes: What to do when you are ill – Trend Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis – Trend Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes and steroid tablets – Trend Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes: What to do when you are ill – Trend Diabetes