Type 2 diabetes often develops later in life and is associated with being overweight.  With a person who has the condition, the pancreas does produce...

Diabetes patients should cook pasta the day before they plan to eat it, nutritionists have urged. Cooling pasta overnight, and then reheating it before...

Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes after type 1, but people with prediabetes – a condition that puts people at increased risk...

Insulin is an important part of bodily function as it moves glucose from your blood into your cells where it is then converted into energy.  If someone...

Diabetes type 2 accounts for 90 per cent of all diabetes cases in the UK. Obesity – a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes – has more than...

PA / UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW Study shows a healthy lifestyle can revolutionise diabetes treatment In a three-year study, patients who carried out the...

Diabetes symptoms are often mild and develop gradually over a number of years. You’re more likely to develop the condition if your blood glucose levels...

GETTY A new skin patch could end misery of daily insulin injections Scientists have created the special patch which stimulates the body’s own insulin...

Diabetes type 2 symptoms are mainly caused by lifestyle factors It is a life-long auto-immune condition that causes blood glucose levels to get too...

What is diabetes? It is a serious long-term condition when the level of glucose – or sugar – in the blood runs too high.  According to Diabetes...

Diabetes is a common problem in the UK, however those with type 1 make up just ten per cent of sufferers.  One of them is James Norton who was diagnosed...

GETTY Scientists think that having an active social life can lower the risk of developing diabetes In a wide-ranging study, scientists found that people...

A woman who developed type 2 diabetes after gorging her way to 17-and-a-half stone on gourmet sandwiches in her work’s American-style diner has managed...

Diabetes patients can’t process carbohydrates effectively, a dietician has said. Carbs are broken down into small units of glucose when digested, which...

Diabetes symptoms include urinating more than normal Type 1 and 2 symptoms are similar Having an unquenchable thirst and feeling more tired than usual...

Scientists found that metformin, used to treat type 2 diabetes, reduced the proliferation of tumour cells in the laboratory. It also prevented or delayed...

Diabetes is when blood sugar in the body is too high because the body can’t use it properly, and type 2 – which affects 90 per cent of sufferers...

High blood sugar levels in diabetes patients could lead to neuropathy – numbness – due to nerve damage, and circulation problems in the hands...

Diabetes is where a person’s blood sugar levels become too high, and 90 per cent of sufferers are diagnosed with type 2 in the UK. This means that...

Adults are just as likely to develop type 1 diabetes as children, according to researchers at the University of Exeter. There is a misconception among...

Drinking fruit juice increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to US scientists. Fruit juice’s lack of fibre and high sugar content...

Eating healthily and exercising are vital to avoiding the potentially fatal consequences. The stark warning comes from a team of British scientists who...

Diabetes affects one in 16 people in the UK, but this is projected to rise in the coming years. While being overweight is known to raise risk of type...

Drugs currently used have a number of side effects, including leaving patients at greater risk of infections and cancer, because they are unable to specifically...

Cancer, diabetes and heart disease risk could be reduced by maintaining a healthy weight and reducing inflammation – and eating enough eggs in...