Service: Paediatrics (Children's Services)

Complications of diabetes explained

Date: 30/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

All of these complications can sound very frightening.  However, it is important that you know about them, because the risk of getting  any or all of these complications can be […]

Sick day rules for children and young people with diabetes

Date: 30/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Information produced in association with the Thames Valley Paediatric Diabetes Network For children with diabetes and their families Sickness is an unavoidable part of everyday life. When you are ill […]

Information for parents with a child newly diagnosed with diabetes

Date: 29/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Children’s diabetes team Wycombe Hospital Team: 01494 425353 Stoke Mandeville Hospital Team: 01296 315159 Email: buc-tr.paedsdiabetes@nhs.net EMERGENCIES – For advice regarding an unwell child or if recently diagnosed with diabetes […]

Smoking and diabetes (and how to stop)

Date: 29/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Everyone knows smoking is bad for your health. But it’s even more important not to smoke if you have diabetes. That’s because smoking can cause many of the same problems […]

Health for girls with diabetes

Date: 29/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

As a girl or young woman with diabetes there are a few things related to puberty and periods which are important to consider. Puberty and diabetes Puberty (- the time […]

Dental advice for children & young people with diabetes

Date: 29/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Dental Care is very important and an essential part of good health. Having Diabetes means that problems with teeth and gums can be more common especially if you have high […]

Drugs and diabetes

Date: 29/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

Many young people feel tempted to try illegal drugs at some time or another. However, they can cause serious health damage and even death. There are also heavy penalties for […]

Contraception advice for young people with diabetes

Date: 29/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

There is a lot of inaccurate advice given about contraception. As a young person with diabetes or the partner of someone with diabetes, you may hear more than most. If […]

Physical Activity and Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Young People

Date: 29/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

This guide will help you understand how to keep blood glucose levels stable during exercise. Exercise is good for your child and should be encouraged as much as possible. There […]

Sensible drinking and Type 1 Diabetes

Date: 29/07/2021 | Category: Community paediatrics Paediatrics

This guide will help you understand how to keep blood glucose levels safe when drinking alcohol. What is sensible drinking? The government guidelines for sensible drinking in adults are up […]