Diabetes UK and Diabetes Federation of Ireland
The leading UK and Irish charities helping people with diabetes, providing information (including diabetes identity cards) and supporting research.
Diabetes UK Careline:
T: +44 (0)845 120 2960
Diabetes Federation of Ireland Helpline:
T: +353 1 850 909 909
The charities Diabetes UK and Diabetes Federation of Ireland offer free support including access to counsellors with an understanding of depression.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Driving and Diabetes
If you're diagnosed with diabetes, you must notify the DVLA (in the UK) or Department of Transport (Ireland). After completing a form you'll be issued with a licence valid for 1-3 years. You must also inform your motor insurance company.