Essentials

Welcome to the DigiBete Essentials page. 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 10 essential videos 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.

We hope you find these films useful.

How To Check Blood Glucose Levels

How To Give An Injection Of Insulin

How To Treat Low Blood Glucose Levels

Carbohydrate Counting

How To Work Out A Correction Dose

What Are Ketones and How To Check Them

A Guide To Healthy Eating

How To Give An Injection Of Glucagon

Equipment You Need When You Leave Hospital

Visiting the Diabetes Clinic