New ‘Type 2 diabetes and me’ helps people in their own time, at home

If you would like to learn about type 2 diabetes on your home computer from a simple program, the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) has developed a free online resource.


The learning program, called "Type 2 diabetes and me", will help you learn more about living with diabetes, show you where to go for support, and provide you with links to extra information.


The program offers you:


  • 10 short topics
  • On-the-go learning with your mobile
  • Easy to use course, anytime, anywhere
  • Interactive learning with videos
  • Freedom to start and stop at any point - your progress is saved
  • Complete as much or as little as you like. The choice is yours. 


Topics include

  • Understanding diabetes
  • Balancing blood glucose levels
  • First steps to healthy eating
  • First steps to being active
  • Balancing medication
  • Checking how they are tracking
  • Diabetes health checks
  • Supporting emotional health
  • Travel, driving and sick days
  • Getting the support they need. 


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