World Diabetes Day

Take Control this World Diabetes Day

Elinor Crawley | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elinor Crawley

Being open about having diabetes is also so important. As an actress, I used to not tell people on set that I had Type 1 diabetes because I didn't want to be seen as being difficult. But now I am more open and talk about my experience of the condition as I want to show other young people that it doesn't have to stop you following your dreams.

Diabetes Nearly Killed Me - Because I Didn't Understand It

Hannah Postles | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Postles

I wanted to share what happened to raise awareness of how dangerous diabetes can be. I had it and I didn't know. I knew low blood sugar could be immediately bad and high blood sugar posed risks in the long term. But I didn't realise it was possible to get so ill so quickly.

The UK's Uncontrollable Diabetes and Obesity Epidemic: Exploding the Myths

Marcus Reddy | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marcus Reddy

The rising "obesity and diabetes epidemic" and weight-loss surgery are rarely away from our newspaper headlines and TV screens. As a weight-loss surgeon I frequently encounter hostile reactions from other clinicians and even patients themselves arguing against the very concept of weight-loss surgery.

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...

Diabetes is a Growing Problem, but it's also Preventable

Darren Gough | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Darren Gough

Today is World Diabetes Day, a globally-celebrated event to increase awareness around the growing problem of diabetes. This year, however, the date holds greater significance for me.

World Diabetes Day: A Timely Reminder of This Chronic Condition

Dr. Claire Kehoe | Posted 13.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Claire Kehoe

Today, Monday 14 November, marks World Diabetes Day - a timely reminder of this chronic condition, which already causes more deaths than breast and prostate cancer combined, and is estimated to cost the NHS £1 million an hour.