LIVING WELL WITH DIABETES
We have pulled together some information to help you live your fullest and best life – dont let diabetes stand in your way!
TYPE 1 DIABETES
Type 1 diabetes is managed with: Insulin replacement through lifelong insulin injections or use of an insulin pump. Monitoring of blood glucose levels regularly (up to 6 times every day or as directed by a doctor or Credentialled Diabetes Educator) Following a healthy diet and eating plan.
TYPE 2 DIABETES
If you have Type 2 diabetes then the daily activities that make up your 'diabetes management' will largely depend on your own individual circumstances. You may need to consider some lifestyle changes; how you fit these into your daily life will have a large bearing on the overall success of your diabetes treatment.
Diabetes management can refer to dealing with short term events such as high and low blood sugar to controlling it over the long term such as by getting to grips with understanding the condition.