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Understanding diabetes

What is Diabetes?

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Diagnosing Diabetes

Diabetes in the UK

Are you at risk of Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes and Blood Pressure

Cholesterol

Diabetes in people of South Asian Origin in the UK

Diabetes in childhood

Children with Diabetes

Help, my child has diabetes!

MODY

Hypoglycaemia

What is Hypoglycaemia?

Nocturnal Hypoglycaemia

Hypoglycaemia Unawareness

Glucagon

Managing Diabetes

Introduction

The Diabetes Clinic

Taking Your Medicine

Sick Day Rules

Testing for Ketones

Monitoring Control

Monitoring Control - Introduction

Home Blood Glucose Monitoring

More on Home Glucose Monitoring

More on Home Glucose Monitoring - when to test

72 hour continuous glucose sensor monitor

Impaired Glucose Tolerance

Glucowatch

Blood Glucose Meters

Choosing a Blood Glucose Meter

Blood Glucose Meters - Examples

Pregnancy

Planning a Pregnancy

Managing Diabetes during Pregnancy

Gestational Diabetes

Planning a Family

Foot Care

Foot Care - Introduction

Looking after your Feet

Foot Ulcers

Does the shoe fit?

More about Podiatry

Other

DAFNE- Dose adjustment for normal eating

Diabetes Control and Complications Trial

Complementary Medicine and Diabetes

Research at the West Suffolk

Blood Glucose Meters

Accu-Chek Active

Accu-Chek Advantage

Accu-Chek Compact

Accu-Chek Softclix finger prick device

Ascensia Breeze

Ascensia Contour

FreeStyle Mini (TheraSense)

Glucomen Glyco

GlucoMen Visio

HumaPen Luxura Insulin Delivery Device

InDuo

Lifescan OneTouch Ultrasmart

Medisense Optium

Medisense Optium Xceed

Microlet Lancing Device

OneTouch Ultra Easy

OneTouch Ultra

Therasense Freestyle

Living with Diabetes

Living with Diabetes

Diabetes and Alcohol

Diabetes and Driving

Diabetes and Work

Going on Holiday

Insulin and Air Travel

Sexual Health Questionnaire for Men

Diet and weight

Diet and Weight - the basics

A Healthy Diet

Diabetes and Obesity

How to lose weight safely and effectively

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

Enjoy your Food

Food Chart

Carbohydrates

The Atkins Diet

The Glycaemic Index

Insulin Treatment and Weight Gain

Exercise

Lifestyle and Exercise

More on exercise for People with Diabetes - Walking

Diabetes and Fitness - a Personal View

Diabetes and Stress

Smoking

Diabetes and Smoking

Kick the Habit

Nicotine Patches and Gum

Zyban (Bupropion)

Other

National Diabetes Audit

Recipies

Baked fish

Potato and Leek Soup

Szechwan style steamed fish

Lemon Chicken Salad

Grilled Spicy Pepper Chicken

Food Chart

Complications of Diabetes

Introduction

Heart Problems

Angina

Atheroma

Circulatory Problems

Having a Coronary Angiogram

Having a Heart Attack

Heart Disease

Heart Protection Study

Preventing Heart Disease (CARDS study)

Eye Problems

Cataracts

Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetic Retinopathy

Laser Treatment

Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy

Kidney Problems

Kidney Problems

Kidney Transplant

24-hour urine collection

Diabetic Nephropathy

Infections

Athletes Foot

Thrush

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction

Other Complications

Charcot Foot

Coeliac Disease

Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes

Dental Problems

HbA1c (Haemoglobin A1c)

Influenza Vaccine and Diabetes

Islet Cell Transplantation

Ketoacidosis

Metabolic Syndrome

Microalbuminuria

Neuropathy

Neuropathy (Autonomic)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Drugs and New Products

Drugs - Introduction

Glucose Lowering drugs

Avandia and the Risk of Fractures in Women

Avandia and the Risk of Heart Attacks

Exenatide or Byetta

Janumet (Januvia/Metformin)

Gliclazide and Glipizide

Glucophage SR

Metformin

Oral Blood Glucose Lowering Medication

Repaglinide (Prandin or NovoNorm)

Sitagliptin (Januvia)

The Glitazones

Vildagliptin (Galvus)

Drugs for blood pressure

ACE Inhibitors

Drugs for Blood Pressure

Indapamide

Cholesterol and other lipid lowering drugs

Ezetimibe (Ezetrol)

Inegy (Simvastatin + Ezetimbe)

Muscle soreness with Statin use

Omacor

Rosuvastatin

Drugs to lower cardiovascular risk

Aspirin

Drugs for neuropathic pain

Capsaicin (AxsainR)

Gabapentin (Neurontin)

Pregabalin (Lyrica)

Drugs which help weight loss

Orlistat (Xenical)

Sibutramine

Rimonabant (Acomplia)

Drugs for erectile dysfunction

Cialis

Uprima

Vardenfil (LevitraR)

Viagra (Sildenafil)

All about Insulin

Insulin - an overview

Starting on insulin

Using a Syringe

How to mix insulin in a syringe

How to Inject Insulin

How to adjust your Dose of Insulin

Insulin Needles

Dealing with Needle Phobia

Insulin Pen Devices available in the UK

Innovo Insulin Injection Device

Needle Free Insulin

Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

Insulin Pump Therapy

Inhaled Insulin

Oral Insulin

Insulin for the Elderly Patient

New Insulins - Introduction

Insulin Lyspro (HumalogR)

Insulin Glargine (Lantus)

Insulin Detemir (LevemirR)

Insulin Exubera

Insulin Glulisine (Aprida)

Our Services

Introduction

The Diabetes Clinic

West Suffolk General Diabetes Clinic

Diabetic Foot Clinic

Diabetic Pregnancy Clinic

St Leonard's Diabetes Clinic (Sudbury)

Newmarket Diabetes Clinic

Young Adults Clinic

Eye Screening Service

Eye Screening Schedule

Are you an expert patient?

Locally organised walks

Patient Support Group

About Us

Welcome

How to use this website

Staff

Contact us

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