What is diabetes?

Diabetes Mellitus (often referred to as simply “Diabetes”) is a condition where the body cannot maintain normal blood glucose levels. We need glucose to provide us with the energy and we need insulin to help the glucose enter the body cells.

Why You May Need Diabetes Support

To help you manage your diabetes and teach you more about all sorts of diabetes related topics

Types of diabetes

Types of diabetes, the signs and symptoms, treatment and prevention of high blood glucose levels and hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose levels)

Self management

Self management strategies including “strange” situations such as: travelling with diabetes, sick day management, pregnancy in pre-existing diabetes or GDM, as well as prevention or management of diabetes complications

Treatment targets

Treatment targets and recommendations to help you and your doctor

Treatment options

New medications and treatment options, the latest gadgets such as blood glucose meters, injection devices and insulin pumps

Other related medical problems

Other related medical problems such as hypertension (high blood pressure), cholesterol, obesity and depression

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