Newly Diagnosed

Welcome to our Newly Diagnosed page.

If you, a family member or friend have been newly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes then here you'll find a selection of films that will help in the daily management of Type 1 Diabetes. Check our Resources Section for more information that may help.
Everything we create goes through a clinical approval process so you can be assured that the content is accurate and reliable.

To see other children and young people talking about their T1D then have a look at the film that they made here.


Below are 10 essential films 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 are always adding more content to the site so please do have a look around and see what other resources may help you.

We hope you find these films useful.

What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

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