Managing diabetes

Managing diabetes

Online Resources

Our downloadable resources for living with diabetes, what you need to know, diabetes and driving and more. 

  • Sams Diabetes Story

    Sam Webb was 11 years old when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.   Three years after his diagnosis Sam wrote "Sams Diabetes Story" to help other kids learn about his condition, and the every day struggles he faces.    Download Sams Diabetes Story...

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  • Diabetes and Driving

    If you have diabetes and drive, extra precautions need to be taken to help maximise road safety. You can help to avoid low blood glucose while driving with these tips: 1. Ensure your blood glucose is over 5 mmol/L both before, and every 2 hours during, driving 2. Always carry a...

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  • Having a healthy baby?

    The pregnancy and diabetes website is for women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes dedicated to pregnancy and diabetes information.     This resource is focused on the needs of women who have type 1 or type 2 diabetes and are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.  Information...

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  • Gestational Diabetes - Caring for yourself and your baby

    The NDSS has developed a booklet for women with gestational diabetes. The booklet provides comprehensive information about gestational diabetes, it's management and where to get assistance when it is required. This booklet will be sent to every woman diagnosed with gestational diabetes when...

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  • Diabetes and Eating Disorders

    Diabetes and Eating Disorders is an A5 booklet that has been developed for people with type 1 diabetes, their families and friends to explain the different types of eating disorders and why people with type 1 diabetes may have a higher risk of developing an eating disorder. This resource...

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