Parents, Family & Friends | Parents & Carers

Welcome to our Parents and Carers page

Firstly, thank you for taking the time to visit the site. If you and your child are living with Type 1 Diabetes then we are here for you. We know first hand how difficult Type 1 Diabetes can be and would love to hear what would be most useful for you to see on this page.

Below are some resources from our most popular films to support your journey and you may be interested in visiting our resources page where you can access national documentation.

You could also visit the DigiBete Kids or Teens sections to see age specific examples of children, young people and their families managing their diabetes too. These are made as mini-documentaries by real life families modelling best practice care.

What Is Type 1 Diabetes?

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

Dad's Type 1 Diabetes Tips 'n' Tricks - Simon Says

Here are some useful tips and tricks from Simon on how he manages his daughter's T1D

Mum's Tips'n'Tricks - Carolyn

Here are some useful tips and tricks from Carolyn on how she manages her daughter's T1D

Frances' Kitchen - Introduction

Frances Kitchen - Introduction

Mum's Tips & Tricks - Louise

Meet Louise as she shares some useful tips and tricks on how she manages her daughter's T1D

Sick Day Rules

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