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The signs of diabetes

According to www.diabetes.co.uk, since 1996, the number of people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes has risen from 1.4 million to 3.5 million. It is also predicted that up to 549,000 people have the condition but are yet to be diagnosed. The amount of sugar in our blood is controlled by a hormone called insulin, […]

Preventing diabetes in old age

More than 4.5 million people living in the UK have diabetes and nine out of 10 of these cases are type-2 diabetes. It is caused by problems with a chemical in the body (hormone) called insulin. It’s also often linked to being overweight or inactive or having a family history of it. There are some […]