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3.8 million people
are currently diagnosed with Diabetes in the UK
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.
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.
DRWF Health Unlocked forum
21st December 2021
£4500 raised for diabetes research, with French Gourmet food and music.
21st December 2021
Peer review audit awarded by the Association of Medical Research Charities.
21st September 2021
People with diabetes in East Midlands reported “significantly” lower hypoglycaemic episodes as result of awareness drive.
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