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

Coronavirus Vaccine 101 for adults…

Some handy information from Dr Rose Stewart and DSN Beth Kelly about the Covid-19 / Coronvirus Vaccine rollout.

Added/Updated:  18/03/2021

Diabetes UK Meds & Kit Guide

Diabetes UK's 'Balance' guide to insulins, medication, meters, pens & pumps available in the UK

Added/Updated:  14/07/2020

Metformin use in T1DM

A blog post explaining why someone with type 1 diabetes may take metformin and its benefits and potential side effects

Added/Updated:  13/12/2018

Injection Sites

A video by T1D Sarah about different possible injection sites.

Added/Updated:  15/06/2018

T1 Adventures Blog celebrates 33…

30 years of diabetes - a post reflecting back on changes over 3 decades.

Added/Updated:  13/03/2018

Understanding Insulin - Free…

Free online education course from the University of Southampton covering the safe and effective use of insulin. Primarily aimed…

Added/Updated:  02/10/2017

Sugarman - calculating bolus…

Sugarman shows you how to calculate insulin doses with 500 & 100 rule.

Added/Updated:  19/04/2017

Rotating injection sites - video…

Pharmaceutical video (BD) about insulin injection site rotation and why it is important.

Added/Updated:  23/11/2016

T1 ramblings - Carb counting list

List of nutritional information for many café/pub/fast food joint etc.

Added/Updated:  19/11/2016

Desang Magazine

Monthly magazine full of articles on life with diabetes including research, food, technology and kit.

Added/Updated:  25/10/2016


Cool bags for travelling with insulin supplies.

Added/Updated:  25/10/2016


DigiBete is a video platform created in partnership with the Diabetes Team at Leeds Children's Hospital. It features videos…

Added/Updated:  30/09/2016

Growing up with T1 blog - carb…

A blog by Lewis, a youngster who has been living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 4. This post is about carb counting.

Added/Updated:  29/09/2016


Type 1 international charity - advocating for people with T1 around the world by educating and raising awareness of insulin…

Added/Updated:  26/09/2016

Run Sweet

A website by people with diabetes, who want to promote diabetes self-care, and share knowledge on how to manage diabetes with…

Added/Updated:  09/08/2016

Endodiabetes - How to inject with…

EndoDiabetes youtube channel with multiple videos showing how to inject with different pen devices

Added/Updated:  26/07/2016

How to do an insulin injection

UCLH video showing how to perform an insulin injection with a Novopen Echo insulin pen.

Added/Updated:  26/07/2016