This leaflet is designed as an introduction to diabetes for people who would like to learn more about the condition. It covers a broad scope of topics such as the differences between type 1 and type 2, causes of diabetes and how the condition is managed.
Healthy eating is important for everyone and this leaflet explains why a healthy diet is a key part of treatment for diabetes. It answers the questions about what healthy eating is and why everyone should be eating a healthy balanced diet.
This leaflet explains how diabetes can affect your eyes, causing long-term health complications if not properly treated. Fortunately, good control of diabetes and regularly attending eye screening appointments help reduce the chances of developing issues with your eyes.