Type 1 diabetes from the perspective of an active 11-year-old
Skye, an adventurous 11-year-old Omnipod® user shares her experience identifying the signs of type 1 diabetes. She started her diabetes management during the global pandemic and faced a diagnosis challenge. It can be easy to miss the signs and symptoms of diabetes. It’s even easier to miss them in the middle of a global pandemic, … Continued
Making personalised care and support work for people with type 2 diabetes
Personalised plans of care and support, created as part of a shared decision-making process with healthcare professionals have been shown to improve outcomes and empower people with type 2 diabetes in a recently published innovative new study. Proactive personalised care is about enabling people to understand the set of health choices that are available to … Continued
Managing Diabetes Q4 2021
Q&A: Don’t let diabetes stop you from achieving your goals
Jordan Thompson, ambassador for Diabetes UK and professional cricketer, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2013. He wants to share his experiences with the aim of encouraging others to seek help. What impact has your diagnosis had on your life?  I would say that being diagnosed has had a positive effect on me. At … Continued