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Keeping a stable weight can cut diabetes risk

Type 2 diabetes is a global health problem affecting around 414 million adults. The disease usually develops over many years

Exercise improves blood sugar in women with gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. It is characterised by higher than normal

Type 1 diabetes

Type 1 diabetes (insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) is an autoimmune disease in which the pancreas is unable to produce enough of

Video: Fibre and gut bacteria improve diabetes

Changing the diet of people with type 2 diabetes to include more high-fibre foods has been found to promote the

Diabetic conditions affecting the legs and feet

The feet and legs are common sites for complications in people with diabetes, and for this reason good foot care

Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (known as type 2 diabetes) is a metabolic disorder in which the cells of the body

Hyperglycaemia in diabetes

Hyperglycaemia means too much sugar (glucose) in the bloodstream. For someone with known diabetes it is a sign that their

HbA1c test results and diabetes

The HbA1c test is a useful, simple and inexpensive blood test that can be used to diagnose diabetes and also

Diabetes: tablets for type 2 diabetes

Tablets that are used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus are known as oral hypoglycaemics (meaning glucose lowering medicines) or

More forms of type 2 diabetes than we thought

Diabetes is one of the most rapidly rising diseases on the globe, and despite awareness of the growing threat it

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