Essentials – BSL
Welcome to the DigiBete Essentials page with British Sign Language (BSL) interpretation. Here you'll find a selection of essential films to help in the daily management of Type 1 Diabetes.
So what is Type 1 Diabetes? In this film Dr. James Yong explains all...
If you, a family member or friend have been newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes then please visit our 'Newly Diagnosed' page for more supporting resources.
We hope you'll find these films useful.
Below are essential videos with British Sign Language interpretation to help you and your family self-manage your diabetes.
The following films are all made with Healthcare Professionals and they explain, in a step-by-step way, how to effectively perform the essentials of everyday management of Type 1 Diabetes.
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
Equipment You Need When You Leave Hospital - BSL
This films explains what you'll need when you leave hospital.
How To Check Blood Glucose Levels - BSL
This films shows how to check blood glucose levels.
How To Give An Injection Of Insulin - BSL
This films shows you how to give an injection of insulin.
What Is Hypoglycaemia - BSL
This films explains what hypoglycaemia is.
How To Treat Hypoglycaemia - BSL
This film explains how to treat hypoglycaemia
What Are Ketones and How To Check Them - BSL
This films explains what ketones are and how to check them.
How To Work Out A Correction Dose - BSL
This films shows you how to work out a correction dose.
How To Give An Injection Of Glucagon - BSL
This films shows you how to give an glucagon injection.
How To Use Safety Needles - BSL
This film explains what safety needles are and how to use them.
A Guide To Healthy Eating - BSL
This film is a guide to healthy eating.
Visiting The Diabetes Clinic - BSL
This films explains what to expect on your first visit to your local diabetes clinic.
What is Type 1 Diabetes - BSL
This films explains what Type 1 Diabetes is.