Type 2 Diabetes

The Dual Fuelling of Britain's Childhood Obesity

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents
Dr Nitin Shori

Teenagers often live in the 'here and now' and rarely think about the long-term consequences of their actions - hitting 30 seems a lifetime away. Like so many things, the implications of what they eat and how active they are has not yet hit home.

How Two Sons Saved Their Dad From Type 2 Diabetes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Two sons have helped their father reverse his type 2 diabetes, ditching unhealthy habits in favour of a more active lifestyle. Geoff Whitington's t...

Why Do We Keep Eating This When It's Doing Us So Much Harm?

Sandra Roycroft-Davis | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sandra Roycroft-Davis

Sugars are added to the majority of processed foods that we eat every day, such as breakfast cereals and ready meals. Worryingly, many consumers are unaware they are used in such large quantities.

The Fight Against Diabetes and Heart Disease Must Be Fought on Many Fronts

Simon Gillespie | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Gillespie

Around 3.2million people have Type 2 diabetes and there are 11.5million at high risk of it. Over seven million people across the UK are living with the burden of cardiovascular disease - and every day more than 100 people will have their lives cut short by heart disease and stroke.

How To Burn Belly Fat Like A Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While some might focus on aesthetics, the big concern with belly fat is your health. Did you know that the more excess fat there is around your mi...

You Don't Have To Be Overweight To Have Type 2 Diabetes

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Diabetes and being overweight come hand in hand, every time. Right? Wrong. According to a new health study, one in every 10 people with type 2 diab...

Statins May 'Increase Diabetes Risk'

PA / The Huffington Post | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Thousands of Brits taking cholesterol-lowering statins could be increasing their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a recent survey. ...

What Is Type 2 Diabetes And How Can You Manage It?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Type 2 diabetes is, unfortunately, an increasing health risk for many adults and teenagers. It develops when your body can’t produce enough insulin,...

How The Size Of Your Belly Will Indicate If You're At Risk Of Diabetes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone carrying extra weight around their middle should be aware they might be at risk of type 2 diabetes. According to a report from Public Health...

This Is An Unexpected Health Risk For Shift Workers

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you think of shift work, the downsides that immediately come to mind are tiredness and the difficulties of having a regular social life - but a r...

Could 'Food Capsules' Be The Key To Fighting Obesity Crisis?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

'Food capsules' that trick the body into feeling full could help fight Britain's obesity crisis and reduce type II diabetes, scientists have claimed. ...

Why Is Diabetes Is Becoming A 'National Health Emergency'?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us will know someone with diabetes as the amount of people being diagnosed with the condition has risen in recent years. And now a charity ...

Are You At Risk Of Diabetes?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One of the key points in the obesity crisis is that it is driving up the number of people developing type 2 diabetes as an alarming rate. Now, sci...

Eat, Drink And Watch TV! Who Cares If We're Slowly Killing Ourselves With Our Lifestyle?

Sandra Roycroft-Davis | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandra Roycroft-Davis

TAKE a look round the supermarket, your office, the train or even a traffic jam today: You might be surprised to know that of the people you can see, one in 17 has been diagnosed with diabetes. Plus another one or two have it but don't know it.

This Is Number Of Meals You Need A Day To Lose Weight

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're trying to lose weight it might be time to cut down on the amount of meals you have a day - but not necessarily the amount of food you eat ov...

An Extra Cup Of Coffee A Day Could Keep Diabetes At Bay

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Upping coffee consumption can result in an "immediate" reduction in diabetes risk, say scientists. Increasing intake by more than one cup a day was...

Why Your Toilet and Fridge Could Hold the Key to Your Health

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

The concept of mHealth is nothing new. Smartphones, apps and wearable devices are already successfully helping people to quit smoking, lose weight, manage their diabetes and track activity, such as running and walking.

Type 2 Diabetes: Do You Know The Symptoms?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new survey by Bupa has revealed that 68% of people tend to assume that nothing is wrong with them, even if they have what they consider to be 'minor...

GRAPHIC IMAGES: What Diabetes Did To This Man's Leg In 10 Days

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Type 2 diabetes is called the more preventable type of diabetes because it is so heavily affected by lifestyle choices - particularly obesity. These h...

There Is No Such Thing As Being Fat And Healthy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An extensive study, involving 61,000 people and going back as far as the 1950s, has revealed that being fat and fit is a complete myth. Previously...

Surge in Diabetes Bigger Than Predicted

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Currently standing at 382million, the number of people affected by diabetes is expected to rocket to 592million by 2035 - that's a 55% increase in just over 20 years.

World Diabetes Day: How To Prevent Diabetes

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

World Diabetes Day is a global awareness day that shines a spotlight on diabetes. Why is it relevant? In Asia, the BBC says, there is a diabetes epide...

How To Lower Your Risk Of Diabetes: Lay Off The Meat

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Type 2 diabetes - which is most affected by lifestyle choices such as obesity, smoking and exercise - has had another risk factor identified: too much...

Tom Hanks Type 2 Diabetes: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this week Tom Hanks revealed he has Type 2 diabetes - a condition affecting approximately 2.9 million people in the UK, while a further 850,00...

Tom Hanks Reveals Health Scare On TV

Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Legendary actor Tom Hanks prefers to keep his personal life private but in a rare candid moment during an interview on the ‘Late Show With David Let...