Diabetes fact sheets Whether you’ve just been diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for a while, our fact sheets have been designed to help you better manage your diabetes, stay healthy and live well. They cover a wide range of topics designed to help you maintain your good physical and mental health and lower the risk of developing complications. You’ll find information on topics such as: Information for people with type 1 diabetes (booklet) Information for people with type 2 diabetes (booklet) Adjusting to life with diabetes Alcohol Alternative sweeteners Annual cycle of care Blood glucose monitoring Carbohydrate counting Concerns about starting insulin Coeliac disease and diabetes Diabetes and anxiety Diabetes and depression Diabetes care and COVID-19 Diabetes distress Diabetes related complications Disordered eating Eating out and diabetes Fear of hypoglycemia Flash glucose monitoring Food choices for people with diabetes Glycemic index Healthy meal ideas Hints for healthy cooking Healthy snacks Insulin and diabetes Looking after your eyes Looking after your feet Looking after your heart Looking after your kidneys Looking after your dental health Managing hypoglycaemia Medications for type 2 diabetes Peer support Physical activity Polycystic ovarian syndrome and diabetes Pregnancy and diabetes Sexual health and diabetes Sick days and type 1 diabetes Sick days and type 2 diabetes Steroid medications and diabetes Surgery and hospital stays Travel and diabetes Understanding food labels Understanding type 1 diabetes Understanding type 2 diabetes Understanding pre-diabetes Understanding gestational diabetes Our fact sheets are being updated all the time, so even if you’ve been living with diabetes for some time and think you have it covered, you might pick up some valuable new tips and insights. Diabetes Australia may from time to time receive sponsorship and/or educational grants from suppliers of diabetes products or medicines in support of diabetes consumer awareness raising, educational activities for health professionals, conferences and meetings, and other activities. Where the third party supplier is a current or prospective supplier of products or medicines included (or which could be proposed for inclusion) on the NDSS Product Schedule, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) or other similar scheme accessed by persons with diabetes that is funded (in whole or in part) by the Commonwealth, Diabetes Australia provides this assurance that no third party supplier is entitled to, nor will receive, any advantage in terms of the provision of Commonwealth-subsidised diabetes products or medicines to people with diabetes or the provision of Scheme information to people with diabetes or health professionals.