My Diabetes Project – English
This Diabetes information and services in Europe have been developed under the auspices of the CHRODIS Project
Please note this site is in continuous development!
An information resource for many citizens
This information will be written in a user friendly way in various local languages so to appeal to a wide audience of users. It will be written in a growing number of European languages once we have the have the resources and assistance to complete each task.
Your feedback is not only sought but welcomed especially as to what information you may require as a patient or family member or indeed health professional. As such the project will be continually developing.
This information is intended to be what is referred to as health literacy friendly. i.e. we try to make this as easy to read and follow as is possible. So if you see something that can be made more easy for people to understand, please let us know.
What is diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
Risk Factors for Diabetes
Symptoms of Diabetes
Managing diabetes and treatment options
Lifestyle changes with diabetes
Medications for Diabetes
Insulin treatment and diabetes
Hypoglycemia and diabetes
Impact on daily life: Eating and Diabetes
Exercise and diabetes
Illness and diabetes
Alcohol and diabetes
Menstruation, menopause and diabetes
Stress and diabetes
Driving and diabetes
Working and diabetes
Sex and diabetes
Complications and diabetes:
Skin Complications and diabetes
Eye complications and diabetes
Neuropathy (nerve damage) and diabetes
Foot complications and diabetes
DKA (Ketoacidosis) and Ketones with diabetes
Kidney Disease (Nephropathy) and diabetes
High Blood Pressure (hypertension) and diabetes
Stroke and diabetes
HHNS in diabetes – Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome
Gastroparesis and diabetes
What diabetes terminology should I be familiar with – examples and definitions
Services for diabetics