The Chase's Mark Labbett has spoken about his diabetes diagnosis, warning that his condition was only picked up during a routine check-up.
Being aware of the signs and symptoms can help with a early diagnosis, these include;
Urinate a lot, often at night
Are very thirsty
Are very hungry
Have blurry vision
Feel very tired
Have sores that heal slowly
Did you know that this week is National BBQ Week?
Just because you're living with diabetes, doesn't mean you need to miss out on delicious food!
Check out these diabetes-friendly grill recipes, perfect for grilling this summer - just follow the link in our bio ☀️
#nationalbbqweek #bbq #diabetes #diabetesuk #diabetesguernsey
It's Plastic Free July!
We should all try our best to reduce our plastic consumption for the planets sake, but did you know that exposure to common plastics could increase type 2 diabetes risk?
Making simple swaps to items such as reusable metal waterbottles can help reduce this risk and it's also better for the environment - a win win!
@plasticfreegsy @plasticfreejuly #diabetes #diabetesuk #diabetesguernsey #plasticfree #plasticfreejuly
Who will be watching the match tonight? 🏴 🇩🇪
Hear from professional footballers about how they deal with their diabetes on and off the pitch by following the link in our bio. ⚽️
#euros #football #diabetes @diabetesuk
For those living with diabetes, it's not only the physical side of things that can have a direct impact on your life, but the emotional side too.
This week is #HealthandWellbeing week and we would love to know what you do to help manage emotional stress and anxieties that may come with living with diabetes.
Feel free to share your tips in the comments, let's live well with diabetes.
#healthandwellbeingweek #wellbeingweek #health #wellbeing #diabetes
There are still plenty of spaces for our exercise classes with Andy Perkins!
These classes not only provide people with a way to help manage their diabetes but also a place to make friends and build a support network.
For more info, follow the link in our bio.
It's #DiabetesWeek, so we'd love to celebrate everyone with all types of diabetes.
If you have a story you'd like to share, please leave a comment below or send us a message.
We're creating a community to support those with all types of diabetes and their families as we know that it can be isolating.
#diabetesguernsey #diabetes #type1 #type2 #type1diabetes #type2diabetes #diabetic
Pregnancy can be a nerve-wracking time for any mum-to-be and even more so with the added pressure of dealing with diabetes.
Diabetes Guernsey committee member, Roxy Williams, has shared her story on pregnancy and diabetes, and how it was all worth it in the end to hold her baby girl.
For the full interview, follow the link in our bio.
#diabetes #diabetesguernsey #type1diabetes #diabetesuk #type1 #pregnancy #diabeticpregnancy
The weather is looking a bit brighter for the upcoming weekend, so be sure to sign up to the FREE exercise classes with Andy Perkins. ☀
These classes are aimed specifically at people living with diabetes to help you gain control of your health and to provide an environment that allows people with diabetes to meet and support each other.
To register, follow the link in our bio.
#guernsey #fitness #mondaymotivation #diabetes #diabetesguernsey
Join us for a night of bingo, food and fun on Sunday, 13th June.
There will also be a charity raffle with all proceeds going to Diabetes Guernsey.
It's looking to be a 'full house' so make sure to grab your tickets soon!
For more information, head to our Facebook page and website.
#diabetes #diabetesguernsey #guernsey #event #guernseyevents #bingo