DigiBeteKIDS and parents | 6-7s

Welcome to the 6-7’s page!

Here you’ll find stories and videos to help you and your family manage your Type 1 Diabetes.  Why not watch and learn together with your family or show your friends or school.

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

Milly's Story

Here's Milly giving us some insight into her life with T1D

Top Tips to Help Manage Your Child’s 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 help your child’s BG

Type 1 Diabetes Animated Explainer

An animated explainer video introducing Type 1 Diabetes

Sick Day Rules

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

Below you’ll find 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 real families managing their diabetes well.  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 complementary resource and therefore you will need to contact your own Diabetes team for any specific medical advice.

Hypoglycaemia or Hypo (6-7's)

Hypoglycaemia or Hypo (6-7's)

Hyperglycaemia or Hyper (6-7's)

Hyperglycaemia or Hyper (6-7's)

Exercise (6-7's)

Find out how to manage T1D and exercise in 6-7 year olds

Food (6-7's)

Food (6-7's)

Diabetes Knowledge (6-7's)

Diabetes Knowledge

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