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Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Eight of the most ‘common’ signs of high blood sugar

An earlier diabetes diagnosis could reduce the chances of developing other long-term health problems, as you’ll be advised on how best to manage your blood sugar levels by a doctor or nurse. The progression of symptoms is gradual in type 2 diabetes, so these signs can occur across a number of years. Do take note… Read More »

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: The best type of diet proven to put diabetes into remission

Some participants did report that they found the diet “incredibly challenging”. Diabetes UK deputy head of care, Douglas Twenefour, said: “If you’re thinking about trying a low-calorie diet, it’s really important you speak to your GP and get referred to a dietitian. “It’s also important to bear in mind that if you’re treating your type… Read More »

Childhood diabetes: ‘Always trust your gut as a mother. Instinct brought me to the doctor and we caught it early’

Most of us understand diabetes as the type 2 form of the disease, the condition that causes the level of sugar in the blood to become higher than normal. However, type 1 diabetes is a very different sort of illness. It is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the insulin… Read More »

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Five IBS-like symptoms that can indicate you have the condition

Speaking to Express.co.uk, nutritionist Claudia le Feuvre, outlined the symptoms that closely resemble irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a common condition that affects the digestive system. It causes symptoms like stomach cramps, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. “Type 2 diabetes can affect the structure and function of the colon promoting commonly encountered lower gastrointestinal symptoms,”… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Tarantula venom could be a breakthrough treatment finds new research

The primary mechanism that spurs on the development of type 2 diabetes is impaired insulin production. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar – the main type of sugar found in blood. Unconstrained blood sugar levels can cause a cascade of health problems, some of which can be life-threatening. However, a novel treatment has… Read More »