You can get a free NHS test to determine if you have contracted COVID-19. Testing is particularly important if you have diabetes.
Knowing your blood sugar level helps manage diabetes. It can also help reduce the risk of diabetes-related illnesses or complications.
Check your blood pressure regularly. High blood pressure can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.
High cholesterol levels can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. Note that high cholesterol causes no symptoms but, so can be easy to ignore!
Diabetes patients can experience mental distress due to diabetes, or other illnesses (e.g. COVID). BAME patients often face extra challenges that can worsen mental illness.
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