Posts tagged “type 1 diabetes”

World Health Day 2016: Diabetes Awareness

March 31st, 2016
World Health Day 2016: Diabetes Awareness

On April 7th, we can beat diabetes together! There are different types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the immune system starts to attack cells responsible for insulin production, meaning that the body cannot produce insulin, causing blood sugar levels to increase. Type 2 diabetes rises when the body […]

Diabetes UK Issues Warning After 60% Increase in Cases in the Last Decade

August 18th, 2015
Diabetes UK Issues Warning After 60% Increase in Cases in the Last Decade

Diabetes UK has issued a warning after it was revealed that the number of cases of diabetes has increased by 60 percent in the last decade alone. Statistics show that the number of people living with diabetes, particularly type 2 diabetes, has risen significantly and this trend look set to continue unless immediate action is […]

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