World Diabetes Day

Education Is The Answer To The Diabetes Epidemic

Chris Askew | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK
Chris Askew

On World Diabetes Day I called for the government and the NHS to make education for people with diabetes a priority. People with diabetes on average...

Living With Type 1 Diabetes Is A Luxury - And It Shouldn't Be

Elizabeth Rowley | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Rowley

With your help, we can create a reality where no one has to worry about affording their insulin and supplies and where no one lacks an understanding of their condition or suffers unnecessarily because they were born somewhere without adequate or affordable care.

An Epidemic Of Diabetes Is Sweeping The World. And Not Enough People Are Taking Notice

Dr Astrid Bonfield, CBE | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Astrid Bonfield, CBE

Today is World Diabetes Day. One in eleven adults are diabetic. By 2040, one in ten adults will have diabetes. As the burden of the disease continues to grow, blindness from diabetes is set to increase.

Take Control this World Diabetes Day

Elinor Crawley | Posted 13.11.2016 | 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 13.11.2016 | 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 13.11.2016 | 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.