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Our team is taking a well-deserved break during the holidays.

We have a limited team up until 24th December, and then the office will be closed until the new year.

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3.8 million people

are currently diagnosed with Diabetes in the UK

1,000,000 adults

have Type 2 Diabetes and don't know it.

415 million people

affected by diabetes globally and this will grow to over 640 million by 2040

Diabetes Type 1

In type 1 diabetes the pancreas fails to produce insulin and insulin injections are required for life. The cause of type 1 diabetes is unknown but it is thought to be an auto-immune process. In effect the body produces antibodies to the pancreas, damaging it and preventing it producing insulin.

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Diabetes Type 2

In type 2 diabetes the cause is generally weight related. If you are slim it is likely your body is not producing enough insulin to convert the carbohydrate you eat into energy. You may need tablets and/or insulin to help. If you are overweight it is more likely that insulin resistance is responsible.

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DRWF Health Unlocked forum

You don’t have to deal with diabetes on your own. Chat with others managing their diabetes at home, on our HealthUnlocked forum, with some great supportive people and plenty of top tips: https://healthunlocked.com/Drwfdiabetes

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Did you know?

9% of people aged 45 to 54 have diabetes.

For over 75s it is 23.8%
Staying well until a cure is found

Staying well until a cure is found

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