Type 2 diabetes is on the rise in the UK, with many people unaware they have it. Untreated diabetes can lead to long term health consequences so it’s important to recognise the signs and to correctly manage it. People diagnosed with diabetes are unable to regulate the way the body uses sugar, or glucose. This causes high levels of sugar in the blood which can end up leading to serious and even life-threatening conditions. There is no cure for type 2 diabetes since it’s a chronic illness, but it can be effectively treated with medications and lifestyle changes.

Read more »