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. To start watching them, just click 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.

Introduction

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


Medications 


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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