INPUT (now part of JDRF)

INPUT (now merged with JDRF) is a charity which provides advocacy to increase access to technology for people with T1 diabetes.

Added/Updated:  18/03/2021

Diabetes Eye Screening - Covid 19…

Lots of understandable worry about information regards retinal screening for people with diabetes during the coronavirus…

Added/Updated:  28/10/2020

Dr Rose Stewart - How to hack your…

7 easy tips and techniques to start making positive changes towards improving your HbA1c.

Added/Updated:  14/07/2020

Dr Rose Stewart - Coronavirus…

A selection of useful resources developed by clinical psychologist Dr Rose Stewart with the support of other healthcare…

Added/Updated:  18/03/2020

JDRF Coronavirus / Covid19…

Information about the Coronavirus/Covid19 outbreak, aimed for people and families living with type 1 diabetes.

Added/Updated:  18/03/2020

Diabetes UK - Coronavirus…

Updated information about coronavirus / covid 19 for people living with all types of diabetes, their families, carers, partners…

Added/Updated:  18/03/2020

Sickday rules pdf

Sick day rules flowchart from Leicester diabetes centre. Particularly useful for people with Type 1 Diabetes during the…

Added/Updated:  18/03/2020

Medical Devices Awareness Card for…

Rachel Humphrey, mum of a T1 child, campaigned and worked with the Civil Aviation Authority to develop this awareness card for…

Added/Updated:  13/02/2019

ECED guide to getting the most…

Edinburgh Diabetes Centre's guide to gettting started and making the most of your flash sensor (Libre)

Added/Updated:  20/12/2018

ECED Libre Quiz

A fun quiz to run through some typical examples of data from flash sensor, and how to make the most from this exciting…

Added/Updated:  20/12/2018

10 steps to improving T1 control…

A downloadable PDF from the Scottish Type 1 Educational Programme with 10 top tips to self-managing diabetes.

Added/Updated:  15/09/2018

Nightscout Foundation

The Nightscout Foundation exists to encourage and support the creation of open source technology projects that enhance the lives…

Added/Updated:  19/02/2018

Carbs and Cals

Carbs & Cals is a popular printed book and smartphone app which shows thousands of photos of food portions, with the nutritional…

Added/Updated:  13/02/2018

Type 1 Diabetes in Children and…

Book for young people/children with T1 diabetes and their parents, written by Dr Ragnar Hanas. Also suitable for those diagnosed…

Added/Updated:  08/02/2018

Type 1 Diabetes and Twitter

A brief guide to using Twitter to connect with other people with type 1 diabetes online.

Added/Updated:  31/01/2018

Packing List Calculator - Diabetic…

A really useful calculator to work out how many diabetes supplies you need for a holiday or long travel abroad.

Added/Updated:  19/01/2018

Diabetes Advocacy Packs from DUK

Advocacy packs from Diabetes UK that clarify your rights as a person with diabetes. Covering Availability of blood glucose test…

Added/Updated:  25/05/2017

Pregnancy: trying to stay sane -…

One of a series of (very funny) blog posts that talk about the physical and emotional demand of pregnancy with T1

Added/Updated:  13/03/2017

Living with T1 through Menopause -…

Lifting the lid on the often unspoken taboo subject of menopause. Annie Cooper is a qualified nurse who blogs about her own T1…

Added/Updated:  16/01/2017

Diabetes UK Forum

Diabetes discussion forum for all. Supported by Diabetes UK, but run and managed by an independent team of volunteers with…

Added/Updated:  23/12/2016

50 years with type 1 - Lis Warren

Lis Warren shares the ups and downs of living with T1, and how things have changed in half a century.

Added/Updated:  10/10/2016

The Understudy Pancreas - New…

Blog about growing up and family life following their daughter's diagnosis with T1.

Added/Updated:  04/10/2016

How to check and adjust basal…

mySugr has some great education resources, and here is an example with advice on how to test your background insulin dose.

Added/Updated:  10/08/2016

Diabetes makes you stronger - T1…

One person's positive spin on living with T1.

Added/Updated:  26/07/2016