Welcome to Type 1

Videos about Type 1 diabetes aimed at those newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

Added/Updated:  13/09/2016

BeHealth - Carbs

A short video by Will (dietitian) about what carbohydrates are and where to find them.

Added/Updated:  13/09/2016

Stress - Six Until Me

One of many blogs by Kerri discussing living with T1 - this one is about stress!

Added/Updated:  13/09/2016

Sugar buddies

Peer support network for people with diabetes (T1&2) in Hampshire.

Added/Updated:  13/09/2016

Carbohydrate Counting

National Children and Young People's Diabetes Network with a series of videos teaching carbohydrate counting.

Added/Updated:  13/09/2016

JDRF Information Packs

A list of resources provided by the charity JDRF. Some of the them you need to send for, including the Kidsac with teddy, whilst…

Added/Updated:  13/09/2016

Children with Diabetes -…

US site for parents of children with T1 - recommended / reviewed books with links to amazon.com

Added/Updated:  13/09/2016

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

Single video, made in the US, explaining the basics of Type 1 diabetes.

Added/Updated:  08/09/2016

Dealing With Diabetes

Personal account of T1 as a young person, and the peer support found in social media.

Added/Updated:  10/08/2016

Breaking Down Diabetes - Khan…

A series of talks by Khan Academy with fairly scientific overview of diabetes.

Added/Updated:  10/08/2016

How to do a blood glucose check

A short video guide about carrying out a blood glucose check. Produced by the UCLH children and young people's diabetes service.

Added/Updated:  26/07/2016

How to give a glucagon injection

UCLH video showing how to give a glucagon injection in case of emergency or severe hypoglycaemia

Added/Updated:  26/07/2016

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

Diabetes UK Lewisham, Lambeth &…

Dukllands - The Diabetes UK Lewisham, Lambeth & Southwark Family Support Group for young people & families living with Type 1…

Added/Updated:  07/07/2016

My Life - For Young People with…

This website from Diabetes UK provides information on diabetes, especially for children and teenagers.

Added/Updated:  09/05/2016