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Information Leaflets

Diabetes is a complex long term condition with wide ranging ramifications. Below are some of the most common issues surrounding Diabetes and the effects it may have on lifestyle. Most topics will have a downloadable version available for free to keep for future reference.

The information provided can be very useful but you may have further questions once you have read through a particular topic. You can always talk to a member of your specialist team for specific advice and information if needed. The leaflets available are fairly comprehensive but there are links to additional resources where further information can be accessed.

Leaflets cover the following main areas of diabetes

Wolverhampton Diabetes and Endocrinology Specialist Centre

Alcohol
Artificial Sweeteners

Breastfeeding

Cholesterol & Lipids

Depression
Diabetes
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes developing during pregnancy
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diet - General
Diet - Eating well with diabetes
Gluten-free diet information
Carbohydrate counting reference tables
Managing diabetes on a basal bolus
Diet diary

Driving

Employment
Exercise

Eyes

Feet
Footwear

Hyperglycaemia (High Blood Sugars)
Hypertension
Hypertension: Helping yourself
Hypoglycaemia (Low Blood Sugars)
Hypoglycaemia and Driving
Hypoglycaemia and Exercise


Illness, Sick Day Rules
Identification
Impotence
Insulin Injections

Long Term Complications

Nerves Neuropathy

Pregnancy in women treated with insulin

Self blood glucose testing
Smoking

Tablets
Travelling

Charcots Foot
Diabetes & Foot complications
Diabetic Retinopathy - the facts

 

Diabetes Support Groups in Wolverhampton

Throughout Wolverhampton their are support groups set up for people with diabetes. Not only do they discuss living with diabetes but they help shape the provision of services within Wolverhampton.
Click on the groups below to see group information and contacts.

Wolverhampton Action for Diabetes

Wolverhampton Asian Women and Diabetes Group

Diabetes UK West Midlands

Wednesfield Diabetes Support Group

New Cross Diabetics

Useful On-Line Resources

Wolverhampton City council:

Healthy lifestyle resources

Alcohol & Smoking advice:

Healthy living

Sports & Health facilities:

Wolves Community Trust:

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