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What does a credentialled diabetes educator (CDE) do?
There are many professionals who help you manage and care for your type 1 diabetes (T1D). From the time of diagnosis, you would have seen a variety of healthcare professionals for regular tests and examinations including endocrinologists, GPs, optometrists, podiatrists … the list goes on. We know that living with type 1 diabetes is overwhelming, […]
HbA1c tests and other type 1 diabetes health checks
Most people are aware that type 1 diabetes (T1D) management involves closely monitoring blood glucose levels. But there’s another test you may have heard of, too: the haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) test. Here’s what you need to know about HbA1c and how it’s tested, as well as other important tests for people living with T1D. What […]
Your type 1 diabetes healthcare professionals (and when to see them)
Living successfully with type 1 diabetes (T1D) requires you to be fully in control of your diabetes management. Self-management means having a daily management plan, setting goals, solving problems, and taking responsibility. But it certainly doesn’t mean you’re on your own – there are a number of healthcare professionals who can help you manage your […]
Type 1 diabetes supplies: what should I pack in my bag and store at home?
This is an excerpt from Straight to the Point, our must-have guide for adults living with type 1 diabetes. Download your FREE copy. Whether you’ve been living with type 1 diabetes for a little while or a long time, you already know that your type 1 diabetes supplies are your lifeline. But when is the […]
Explainer: When to check up on your type 1 diabetes
This post is from Straight to the Point, our guide for adults living with type 1 diabetes. Download the full version for free here. When it comes to living with T1D, keeping up your T1D checks, tests and examinations is incredibly important. Healthcare professionals in your diabetes team exist to help you build and adjust your […]