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Living with Type 2 Diabetes

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My Type 2 Diabetes: The Online Education Course

Hello and welcome to My Type 2 Diabetes: the Online Education Course! This course is aimed specifically at people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. However, if you are either newly diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for some time, this will help you to understand your diabetes better.

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Diagnosing Diabetes

This video explains the symptoms of type 2 diabetes and how it is diagnosed.

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Patient Testimonial: Progressive Care

In this video Bruce talks about the care he has received in West Lothian as his diabetes has progressed.

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Sick Day Rules for Type 2 Diabetes

This video gives advice on what to do if you are unwell and have type 2 diabetes.

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Monitoring your Diabetes

This video shows you how to monitor your type 2 diabetes by testing your urine and blood sugar levels. It also gives information on the causes and symptoms of hypoglycaemia and how to treat a 'hypo'.

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What is Diabetes?

This video gives you an introduction to diabetes.

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Animation about Diabetes and the Body

There are two main types of diabetes, known as Type 1 and Type 2. Both types of diabetes are lifelong health conditions.

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Causes of Diabetes

This video explains the causes of type 2 diabetes.

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Harrow Clinical Care Group YouTube Channel

Harrow Clinical Care Group have produced a variety of educational videos.

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Pocket Medic

NHS healthcare professionals and patients have worked with the PocketMedic team to make this series of health information films. Each film has been reviewed by clinicians and patients alike to ensure that the information they share can help you to understand and manage your condition.

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Diabetes Explained

This leaflet explains what diabetes is. It also explains the difference between Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

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What Care Should You Receive?

This leaflet will guide you through what kind of care you should receive as a diabetic patient.

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Type 2 Diabetes & Me

Finding out you've got type 2 diabetes can be an overwhelming experience.This course was designed to help you understand and start managing your condition. From diet to treatments and where to get support, you'll find all the information you need right here.

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What is Type 2 Diabetes?

This article explains what Type 2 diabetes is.