Prevention Week 2022

Learn how you can reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes with the help of our information and tools

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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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Our Know Your Risk tool calculates your risk of diabetes and instantly emails you practical tips and lifestyle advice.


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Stories: This is Diabetes

Read inspiring stories from people whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Discover how they have overcome challenges in everyday life, to show you that you're not alone.

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Doing the One Million Step Challenge for the fifth time - Linda's story

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Stories: This is Diabetes

Read inspiring stories from people whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Discover how they have overcome challenges in everyday life, to show you that you're not alone.

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Travelling and managing diabetes: Ted's story

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Stories: This is Diabetes

Read inspiring stories from people whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Discover how they have overcome challenges in everyday life, to show you that you're not alone.

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DIABETES WEEK: An early diagnosis and lifestyle change can help put type 2 diabetes into remission: Bupe's story

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Stories: This is Diabetes

Read inspiring stories from people whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Discover how they have overcome challenges in everyday life, to show you that you're not alone.

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Reena's story: my experience with gestational diabetes

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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.


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