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Trusted information about diabetes including what it is, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and prevention, as well as facts and figures.

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Diabetes medication

Different medicines are used to treat diabetes. The type will depend on the type of diabetes and your lifestyle. Find out more about diabetes medication.

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Diabetes types

Information on type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Complications of diabetes

Information on complications and long term effects of diabetes. Plus links to trusted resources

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Living with diabetes

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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Diabetes treatment

Information on treatments for type 1 and type 2 diabetes, plus links to trusted resources.

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Diabetes prevention

Information on how to prevent diabetes, plus links to trusted resources

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Diabetes symptoms

Information on diabetes signs and symptoms. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Gestational diabetes

Information on Diabetes during pregnancy, gestational diabetes and links to trusted resources.

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Metformin is a medicine that is commonly prescribed for managing type 2 diabetes. To get metformin, you need to have a prescription written for you by your doctor. Find out more about metformin by reading about our trusted partner pages.

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Stay safe while flying with diabetes

If you live with diabetes and travel by plane, forward preparation is crucial. Use these tips on meals, insulin and emergency planning so you arrive safely.

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