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Living with Type 2 Diabetes

For information about living with type 2 diabetes, have a look here.

My Type 2 Diabetes: The Online Education Course.

My Type 2 Diabetes, the Online Education Course is aimed specifically at people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. However, if you are either newly diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for some time, this course will help you to understand your diabetes better.


Diagnosing Diabetes

This video explains the symptoms of type 2 diabetes and how it is diagnosed.

Patient Testimonial: Progressive Care

In this video Bruce talks about the care he has received in West Lothian as his diabetes has progressed.

Sick day guidance for Type 2 Diabetes

This video gives advice on what to do if you are unwell and have type 2 diabetes.

Monitoring your Diabetes

This video shows you how to monitor your type 2 diabetes by testing your urine and blood sugar levels. It also gives information on the causes and symptoms of hypoglycaemia and how to treat a 'hypo'.

What is Diabetes?

This video gives you an introduction to diabetes.

Diabetes and the body

There are two main types of diabetes, known as Type 1 and Type 2. Both types of diabetes are lifelong health conditions.

Causes of diabetes

This video explains the causes of type 2 diabetes.


Diabetes explained

This leaflet explains what diabetes is. It also explains the difference between Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

What diabetes care should you receive?

This leaflet will guide you through what kind of care you should receive as a diabetic patient.

What is type 2 diabetes?

This article explains what type 2 diabetes is.

Keeping Safe with insulin therapy

This leaflet provides information on the safe use of insulin therapy.

Diabetes and Dementia

This leaflet provides information on living with both diabetes and dementia and provides useful tips and resources.

Driving and diabetes

This resource provides information on diabetes and driving.

Diabetes Remission

This resource explains what diabetes remission is and how it's possible to put your type 2 diabetes into remission.