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 why exercise is so important for people living with diabetes. People who regularly exercise are more likely to have good control of their diabetes and avoid serious complications.