Diabetes – testing, treatment and complications

Diabetes

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition where the body does not produce enough insulin or the insulin that is produced is not being used effectively. Insulin is a hormone that is produced by the pancreas and is required to help control the glucose level in the...
Diabetes – testing, treatment and complications

Diabetes

A recent study from the The BMJ (formally British Medical Journal) has said that more than a third of adults in England are at high risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. This risk has tripled over the last 8 years. The study said that if action was not taken to reduce...