Our type 2 diabetes videos

Type 2 Diabetes Education Videos

Welcome to the West Hampshire Community Diabetes Service's series of bite-sized education videos, which cover all the basics of looking after your diabetes.

There are 16 videos to watch for type 2 education and they are grouped together under the four main topics below. To start watching them, just click on the green dropdown arrows and then hit the 'play' button in the bottom left-hand corner of each video.

These videos should give you the low-down on type 2 diabetes, including how type 2 diabetes causes high blood sugar levels and the various symptoms of type 2 diabetes.


How does type 2 diabetes cause high blood sugar levels?

Why do I have type 2 diabetes?

Symptoms of type 2 diabetes

These videos cover the various tests and medications you may encounter with your type 2 diabetes.

The 'ABC' of type 2 diabetes

Body mass index (BMI) and weight


Do I need to prick my finger?

These videos cover the possible complications of type 2 diabetes as well as how it might affect your driving

Short term complications

Driving and the DVLA

Long term complications

Smoking and diabetes

These videos cover how to make positive changes, including how to keep on top of your type 2 diabetes by managing your diet.

Four things you can do to take care of your type 2 diabetes

Four tips for making positive changes

Remission in type 2 diabetes

How diet can help manage type 2 diabetes

Psychology Webinars

You make a resolution to eat more healthily and you have a plan, but sticking to it is another matter! If you are struggling to stick to your diet resolutions, Webinar 1 will help you.

Webinar 2 offers tips for those 'I've done it again!' moments and includes advice on mindful eating and a mini mindfulness session.

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