How to look after your type 1 diabetes

Keep your blood sugars in range.

It will help you stay healthy.

You need to

  • check your blood sugars
  • take your insulin

You must also try to

  • think about the carbs you eat


  • do some exercise
  • do activites where you move your body. Like dancing.
  • be a healthy weight

You must also

  • try to stop smoking
  • be sensible when drinking alcohol
  • see your doctor. You need check-ups and blood tests.

You must get health checks every year.

It will help you stay well.

This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.