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 a series of 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 have a free app to keep all your diabetes information safely in one place. Ask your local diabetes team for their unique code so that you can get started.

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What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

In this film Dr. Yong explains what Type 1 Diabetes is.

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

How to give an Injection of Insulin using Safety Needles

How to give an injection of insulin using safety needles

What is Hypoglycaemia?

What is Hypoglycaemia?

How to treat Hypoglycaemia

How to treat Hypoglycaemia

Carbohydrate Counting

How to count carbohydrates

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

A Guide To Healthy Eating

A Guide To Healthy Eating

How To Give An Injection Of Glucagon

How To Give An Injection Of Glucagon

Equipment You Need When You Leave Hospital

Equipment You Need When You Leave Hospital

Sick Day Rules

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

Injection Technique Matters - Lipohypertrophy

A short film about injection technique and why it matters