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Hypoglycemia

Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
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Diabetes and Hypoglycemia

July 17th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
Hypoglycemia occurs when blood glucose levels fall below 4 mmol/L. Knowing the symptoms and causes of hypoglycemia can help you avoid a hypo. What is hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia occurs when the level of glucose present in the
Low-Carb Diet
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Low-Carb Diet

July 17th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
An increasing amount of research is showing that a low carb diet is a strong choice for people with diabetes. Not only have low carbohydrate diets been shown to improve blood glucose levels and aid weight loss but evidence also
Carb Counting – What is Carb Counting and How to Count Carbs
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Carb Counting – What is Carb Counting and How to Count Carbs

July 17th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
Carb counting is a way of better understanding carbohydrates and how they affect your blood sugar, medication requirement and insulin requirement. Carbohydrate counting has a different role for people with diabetes who use
Diet for Type 1 Diabetes
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Diet for Type 1 Diabetes

July 17th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
The dietary advice generally given to people with type 1 diabetes is not much different to the dietary advice for people without diabetes. The main issues to consider are how sharply different foods are likely to impact on your
Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes
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Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

July 16th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
Central to the treatment of type 1 diabetes is to keep a balance of the right amount of insulin to keep blood glucose levels from being either too high or too low. In type 1 diabetes the body’s immune system kills of the
Controlling Type 1 Diabetes
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Controlling Type 1 Diabetes

July 16th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
In type 1 diabetes, the body produces very little insulin and so we have to try our best to perform the job of our pancreas. The task is not an easy one and sometimes control can slip up away from the best of us. This
Causes of Type 1 Diabetes
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Causes of Type 1 Diabetes

July 16th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
Type 1 diabetes belongs to a group of conditions known as autoimmune diseases. Autoimmune diseases are when the body incorrectly identifies its own useful cells as an attacking organism. In type 1 diabetes, it is the beta cells
Type 1 Diabetes and Children
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Type 1 Diabetes and Children

July 16th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
There are 2 types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. This guide talks about type 1 diabetes and how it is developed. Type 1 diabetes usually happens to young people. You don’t catch diabetes, it isn’t a bug. You ‘develop’
Newly Diagnosed with Type 1
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Newly Diagnosed with Type 1

July 16th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
We know there’s a huge amount to take in when you’re newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes so we’ve put together this guide to help make sense of it all. Contained within this guide are links to some of our most important
Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms
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Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms

July 16th, 2015 | by Great Britain Association
Type 1 diabetes is different to its more common counterpart, type 2 diabetes. Whilst the major symptoms of diabetes are similar for type 1 and type 2, it is worth knowing the specific symptoms of type 1 diabetes as well as more