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Hypoglycaemia

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.

Sick day guidance for type 1 diabetes

This page describes what to do if you are sick and have type 1 diabetes.

Sick day guidance for type 2 diabetes

This leaflet explains what to do if you are sick and have Type 2 Diabetes.

HbA1c explained

This page describes what the blood test known as HbA1c is, and how it is useful in monitoring diabetes.

Losing weight: how do I start?

This page gives advice on how to get started losing weight.

Admission to hospital

This leaflet describes how admission to hospital can impact your diabetes management.

Looking after your feet in hospital

This leaflets describes how you can look after your feet whilst in hospital.

Blood glucose monitoring in hospital

This leaflet describes how you can monitor your blood glucose in hospital, helping to avoid highs and lows.

Prevention and management of hypoglycaemia whilst in hospital

This leaflet describes how to prevent and manage hypoglycaemia whilst staying in hospital.

Treatment with insulin whilst in hospital

This leaflet describes treatment with insulin whilst staying in hospital.

Using your insulin pump in hospital

This leaflet describes how to use your insulin pump whilst staying in hospital.

Discharge from hospital

This leaflet provides information on managing your diabetes as you leave hospital.