Diabetes Week 2021
Your week. Your voice.
Diabetes Week is here! And this year we’re telling #DiabetesStories from all corners of the UK.
We’re looking back on an extraordinary year and looking forward to what’s to come. And, above all, celebrating all of you.
We’ve invested millions into diabetes research over the last decade alone, thanks to your donations. With your help, we’re getting closer to a cure.
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Video: What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. There are two main types, Type 1 and Type 2. They're different conditions, but they’re both serious.
Video: Type 1 Diabetes
Type 1 diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. About 10% of people with diabetes have Type 1.
Video: Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. About 90% of people with diabetes have Type 2.