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Newly diagnosed with type 2?

Knowing where to get started can be a challenge. There isn't a one-size fit all approach to managing type 2 either. 

To help you get to grips with your diabetes, we've put together some tools on managing, learning more about and living with type 2.


We’re here to support everyone affected by diabetes

About 90% of people in the UK with diabetes have type 2. Here you can find out how we support them and you. 

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What is Type 2 diabetes?

What happens when you have Type 2 diabetes? Watch our video to find out more.
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I have Type 2 diabetes – what can I eat?

You won't need special or 'diabetic' food but we have lots of tips on eating and hundreds of simple recipes to try at home.
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Some people can reverse Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be a lifelong condition, but it doesn't have to be for everyone. Some people with Type 2 can stop taking their medication by putting their diabetes into remission through lifestyle changes.
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Learn new things

Learning Zone is an interactive way to learn about your diabetes, combining our medical knowledge with the real experience of people with diabetes.
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How do I treat my diabetes?

Find out the different ways you can treat your diabetes.

Getting active

Getting active and staying active can help manage your diabetes. And there are many other benefits from exercise to your overall health.

Just been diagnosed with type 2?

Meet other people with type 2 in our Learning Zone - where you'll hear advice from others like you and get practical tools to help you feel more confident in managing diabetes.


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