Adults with Type 1 diabetes can access this service directly by visiting myType1diabetes.nhs.uk, it includes videos and eLearning courses to help people understand more about Type 1 diabetes and to increase confidence in how to manage it.
Other Online Resources
Bertie Online is an online version of the Carbohydrate Counting Course run by Bournemouth Hospital. A good option for those unable to attend a face to face course or as a refresher. Save your certificate as proof of undertaking the training which can be used in the process of getting approved for the Freestyle Libre.
t1resources.uk has been put together by people living with diabetes and healthcare professionals to offer a selection of valuable resources that have been reviewed and agreed to be helpful, informative and to offer good support.
Sugar Buddies Hampshire and Dorset Peer Support is a closed group on Facebook for people with all types of Diabetes. They arrange local catch-ups to discuss various topics and also arrange walks. The Facebook group is a good place to ask a question of the over 450 members who also live with Diabetes. They can also be found on Twitter at @Sugarbuddies1.
You can learn more about Jamie's experiences living with Type 1 Diabetes by reading his Blog.
Stacy Simms is the mum of a son with Type 1. She hosts a regular podcast on Apple Podcasts or other platforms. You need to bear in mind that she is based in the USA but does have an international audience with varied guests including from industry insiders regarding new technologies. She also has a website.
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This book is incredibly useful for those undertaking carbohydrate counting. Carb counting is strongly recommended for all those with Type 1 Diabetes.
Stacey Simms is based in the USA and is the mum of a son with Type 1 Diabetes. She has written a book about her experiences and hosts a regular podcast. You need to bear in mind that they are based in America so not everything is relevant to us in the UK but I still think this book is worth a read, especially for parents of a child with Type 1. You can find the book on Amazon at this this link.