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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'.



This leaflet explains what hypoglycaemia ('a hypo') is. It covers what causes a hypo, what symptoms you might experience, and what warning signs others around you may notice. In addition, it provides information on severe hypos and what you should do if you have a hypo.

Adult Type 1 Diabetes Know the Numbers

This guide explains blood glucose readings that you should be aiming for as an adult with type 1 diabetes.

Meds & Kit: Diabetes Balance

The Diabetes Balance guide to diabetes meters, medications, pens and pumps available in the UK.

Blood glucose monitoring

This page explains what blood glucose testing is and why it is required for people with diabetes. It covers what the numbers mean, how to control your blood glucose level and how and when to test your blood.

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)

Continuous glucose monitoring is a method of continually measuring the glucose levels within the interstitial fluid.

Flash Monitoring

This leaflet contains information about flash monitoring.

Freestyle Libre

This resource is for people who are about to start or have started using the Freestyle Libre. Please work through the sections within the resource to learn more about the Libre .