Diabetes Information and Resources
The diabetes sites and services listed below in this ABLEize section offer dedicated diabetic resources offering essential information for diabetics as well as valuable products and services. Find official diabetes information and resource sites offering details of type 1 diabetes, the least common of the two types of diabetes plus type 2 diabetes. Type 2 develops when the body is able to produce insulin but at a limited volume or when the insulin that is produced fails to work properly, this is called insulin resistance. Type 1 diabetes is a result of the bodies immune attacking and destroying the cells that produce the insulin.
This section of ABLEize offers a range of resources, product suppliers and information sites explaining the diabetes symptoms, causes, diagnosis and available treatments as well details of any ongoing diabetes research taking place with important suggestions of how to manage your diabetes. Please browse the selection of sites and services listed below.
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Providers of diabetes insurance for U.S. residents offering life insurance cover for Type 1 and 2 diabetics offering a choice of financial cover and the required length. Get an online quote via their website today.
Discover the importance of diabetic footware designed to reduce the chances of problems caused by poor fitting shoes that are too tight, too lose or causing rubbing/pinching. Includes important guides about measuring your feet as well as ofering a selection of diabetic shoes to purchase online.
A Diabetes UK advocacy group dedicated to providing information, resources and support to children and young adults with diabetes as well as family members and parents. Includes details of UK events with links of interest.
A comprehensive diabetes information site with a freephone diabetes care line, assistance video clips and details of blood glucose meters.
A registered charity providing information about living with diabetes along with research details, news and future events. Includes information for parents and carers of diabetics.
Highlights diabetes in woman with facts, events details and an online discussion forum. Also includes sections offering expert advice to diabetics and their family.
An online discussion forum for sharing all aspects of diabetes including readers views and tips, management advice for diabetics and a range of valuable information and resources. Required registration to post.
A dedicated online support group made up of people affected by diabetes. Includes a range of video information clips such as how to look after your feet, sugar free v no sugar and preparing to treat low blood sugar.
The largest charity in the UK devoted to the care and treatment of people with diabetes. Offers guides, information, advice and online newsletters. Available in other languages.
Offering comprehensive information on diabetes along with related goods and services. Includes medication details, general advice. Explaines the types of diabetes.
Provides a comprehensive diabetes guide with research details and information about services throughout Leicestershire.
NHS Scotland provides a comprehensive resource of information and support for current and newly diagnosed diabetics with insulin and non-insulin medication details, travel and exercising tips and local services in Scotland.