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3.8 million peopleare currently diagnosed with Diabetes in the UK
1,000,000 adultshave Type 2 Diabetes and don't know it.
415 million peopleaffected by diabetes globally and this will grow to over 640 million by 2040
Diabetes Type 1
In type 1 diabetes the pancreas fails to produce insulin and insulin injections are required for life. The cause of type 1 diabetes is unknown but it is thought to be an auto-immune process. In effect the body produces antibodies to the pancreas, damaging it and preventing it producing insulin.Read more
Diabetes Type 2
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11th May 2020
Researchers in the US have discovered surprising effects on hormone production that could accelerate diabetes.
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06th May 2020
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06th May 2020
DRWF Chief Executive Sarah Tutton shares a video message on charity operations during the COVID-19 health crisis.
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