Diabetes

Sweetening the risk of type 2 diabetes

Type-2 diabetes is often considered a lifestyle disease, predominantly affecting mature adults and strongly associated with high blood pressure, cholesterol,

Diabetes can affect your feet

Looking after your feet When you have diabetes you need to take care of your feet every day Having diabetes

Hypoglycaemia in diabetes

Hypoglycaemia is a condition in which there is an abnormally low level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. It occurs

Ketoacidosis: a complication of diabetes

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious condition that can occur as a complication of diabetes. People with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) have

Insulin: how it works

Insulin is a hormone that helps your body control the amount of sugar (glucose) in your blood. It is produced

Pre-diabetes can be reversed by weight loss

A weight loss of 11% can reverse pre-diabetes in obese people, a global study shows. Pre-diabetes is a condition where a

Diabetic nephropathy

Diabetic nephropathy (diabetic kidney disease) is kidney damage that results from having diabetes. Having high blood glucose levels due to

Gestational diabetes: Q and A

Q. What is gestational diabetes? A. Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. It is different

Diabetes insipidus

Diabetes insipidus is a rare condition that causes a person to pass abnormally large amounts of dilute urine. This often

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