How to look after your type 1 diabetes Diabetes Home Type 1 diabetes 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. Back Diabetes Home This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.