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This site is based on information I have wanted to find out since my diagnosis with type 2 diabetes. I have put on this site, the information that I find personally useful.
If you have diabetes, understanding how diabetes can affect you could greatly help in controlling your diabetes. The options in your control like diet and exercise really can make a large difference.
If you don't have diabetes; factors like being over weight, taking little exercise, having close relatives with diabetes and poor diet all make you you more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
"It is critical for the Network to have the views of people affected by diabetes."
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Did you Know...? 11 Facts about diabetes and the history of diabetes. How ants played a role in the diagnosis of diabetes symptoms.
Diabetes and your Money. There are some positives its not all extra costs. If you are pre retirement age and have any money in a pension fund it could be worth finding out more.
Disclaimer: Information on this site is intended as general advice on diabetes its symptoms, monitoring, treatment and complications.
As with any medical information of this type you should get professional assistance if any information found on this site raises any concerns regarding diabetes symptoms, treatments or complications.
Let me remind you that I am not a medical expert. This site is based on information I have wanted to find out myself since my diagnosis with Type 2 Diabetes.
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A Frenchman, a German, a Englishman (from Bristol as it happens) and a Jew are lost in the desert, wandering for days.
The German says, "I'm tired and I'm thirsty. I must have a beer."
The Frenchman says, "I'm tired and thirsty. I must have some wine."
The Bristolian says "I'm tired and I'm thirsty I must have some cider."
The Jew says, "I'm tired and I'm thirsty. I must have diabetes."