Introduction to session 4

Welcome to session 4. We hope you are getting to grips with carbohydrate counting now and are beginning to have a better idea about your insulin requirements.

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In this session we are looking at managing diabetes during exercise. We will provide an over view of exercise, giving general information and advice. For more specific advice, tailored to your own requirements, we advise that you discuss this with your own diabetes specialist team. We will hear from Victoria Rettie how she plans and manages her exercise programmes.

We also learn about the screening and monitoring that is carried out as part of good routine care in diabetes and how the complications of diabetes have affected someone with diabetes.

We invite you to join us for a virtual meal to gain experience in carb counting when dining out. We also discuss the effects of alcohol.

Professor Sandra MacRury will speak about some of the current research that will improve the lives of people who live with diabetes.

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