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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

Insulin treatment for diabetes

People with type 1 diabetes are unable to produce enough insulin to regulate the glucose (sugar) levels within their blood,

Retinopathy in diabetes

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common complications of diabetes. It can develop in people with both type 1

Video: Night shifts increase risk of type 2 diabetes

More people than ever are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes – and at younger ages – as rates of

Video: Diabetes Week

Video transcript Dr Norman Swan: Diabetes is the inability of your body to upload sugar for energy, and that’s because

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