DigiBete16+ and parents | 16-18’s

Welcome to the 16-18's page. Here you’ll find lots of useful films and resources to support you and your family to better manage Type 1 Diabetes.  You could watch together with your family or on your own, and you can use them to show your friends, school/college or community to help raise awareness.

 

Welcome to the 16-18’s page

Here you’ll find lots of useful films and resources to support you and your family to better manage Type 1 Diabetes.  You could watch together with your family or on your own, and you can use them to show your friends, school/college or community to help raise awareness.

If you find these resources useful, ask your local diabetes team for a code to use the DigiBete App.  Learn more about it by clicking here

Laura's Story

Meet Laura... she's had an incredible journey with type 1 diabetes. Watch her inspirational story with JDRF and her recent trip to lobby congress at Capitol Hill in Washington DC.

Top Tips to Help Manage Your BG

Always try to give Insulin 15 minutes before food if a BG reading is above 4 mmol/L

Stop! Think! Act!

What is the BG reading telling you?  Is a correction needed?

Exercise can be tricky, but if managed well, will with your help your BG levels

Type 1 Teens Talk Support - Trying New Things

Trying New Things

Type 1 Teens Talk Support - Why Meet Up

Type 1 Teens Talk Support - Why Meet Up

Sheku Kanneh-Mason's Tips & Tricks

Sheku Kanneh-Mason takes you through his quick tips and tricks for how he manages type 1 diabetes.

 The following films and downloadable/interactive resources are for you to use whenever & wherever you need them.

These resources have been funded by the National Lottery’s People’s Projects

Let’s Talk About - Diagnosis

Let’s Talk About : Diagnosis

Let’s Talk About - Emotional Wellbeing

Let’s Talk About : Emotional Wellbeing

Let's Talk About - Carb Counting & Eating Out

Let's Talk About : Carb Counting & Eating Out

Let's Talk About - Sex and Relationships

Let's Talk About : Sex and Relationships

Let's Talk About - Drinking

Let's Talk About : Drinking

Here’s a collection of downloadable & interactive resources for you to use whenever you need them, wherever you are.

Below are films based on ‘The Goals of Diabetes’ structured education programme for children, young people and their families living with Type 1 Diabetes.  These films show Laura managing her Diabetes with the support of her Family.

More films with different scenarios will appear over the coming months… Enjoy!

Please remember, these filmed scenarios are all individual and are designed to be used as examples of real families managing their Type 1 Diabetes. They are intended to be used as a complementry resource and therefore you will need to contact your own Diabetes team for any specific medical advice.

Hypoglycaemia or Hypo (16-18's)

Hypoglycaemia or Hypo (16-18s)

Hyperglycaemia or Hyper (16-18's)

Hyperglycaemia or Hyper (16-18's)

Sick Day Rules

In this film Dr Fiona Campbell talks you through 5 straight forward steps for managing illness with Type 1 Diabetes

Driving (16-18's)

Driving (16-18's)

Exercise (16-18's)

Find out how to manage T1D and exercise in 16-18 year olds

Alcohol, Smoking & Drugs (16-18's)

Alcohol, Smoking & Drugs (16-18's)

Sex and Pregnancy

Sex and Pregnancy

Independent Travel (16-18's)

Independent Travel (16-18's)

Transition Clinic (16-18's)

Transition Clinic (16-18's)

Data Downloads and Analysis (16-18's)

Data Downloads and Analysis (16-18's)

Sex and Relationships (16-18's)

Sex and Relationships (16-18's)

Alcohol, Smoking & Drugs (16-18's)

Alcohol, Smoking & Drugs (16-18's)