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Diabetes types

There are three main types of diabetes: diabetes type 1, diabetes type 2 and gestational diabetes. Find out about diabetes types.

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Diabetes mellitus, type 1 – a personal story

Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.

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Diabetes mellitus, type 2 – a personal story

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a long-term condition where blood glucose levels become too high as the body either produces little or no insulin, or can't use insulin properly.

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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 treatment

The aim of treating your diabetes is to keep blood glucose levels as close to 'normal' as possible. Find out about treatment options for diabetes.

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Diabetes symptoms

Symptoms for type 1 diabetes may occur suddenly while symptoms of type 2 diabetes have a gradual onset. Find out about diabetes symptoms.

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Diabetes prevention

Nothing can be done to prevent type 1 diabetes. However, type 2 diabetes results from a combination of genetic and environmental factors

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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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Metformin

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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Non-insulin based diabetes treatments

Information about non-insulin based diabetes treatments, non-insulin medicines and what to do if you take the wrong type of medicine can be found on this page.

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