Essentials

Welcome to the DigiBete Essentials page. Here you'll find a selection of essential videos 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 are newly diagnosed we are currently creating a page for you but hopefully you'll find these essentials useful in the meantime.

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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.

What to expect when you visit a diabetes clinic

How To Check Blood Glucose Levels

How To Check Blood Glucose Levels

How To Give An Injection Of Insulin

How To Give An Injection Of Insulin

A Guide To Healthy Eating

A Guide To Healthy Eating

Carbohydrate Counting

Carbohydrate Counting

How To Treat Low Blood Glucose Levels

How To Treat Low Blood Glucose Levels

How To Work Out A Correction Dose

How To Work Out A Correction Dose

What Are Ketones and How To Check Them

What Are Ketones and How To Check Them

Equipment You Need When You Leave Hospital

Equipment You Need When You Leave Hospital

How To Give An Injection Of Glucagon

How To Give An Injection Of Glucagon

Visiting the Diabetes Clinic

Visiting the Diabetes Clinic