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Diabetes UK

Guide to Diabetes

Diabetes is a life-long condition that can affect many aspects of your life. We give you the facts about diabetes, and the information you need to manage the condition – from diagnosis to everyday life. 

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How we help


Our wide range of products and services are designed to help you manage your diabetes, whatever support you need.

Whether you're looking for insurance, information, or just someone to talk to – we're here to help.


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Diabetes Careline

The Diabetes UK Careline is a dedicated diabetes helpline for all people with diabetes, their friends, family, carers and healthcare professionals.


The confidential helpline is staffed by professional counsellors who have extensive knowledge of diabetes. They can provide information about the condition, take the time to talk things through and explore emotional, social, psychological or practical difficulties.


Call: 0345 123 2399, Monday–Friday, 9am–7pm.



Finding Us

Diabetes UK Central Office
Macleod House
10 Parkway, London