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Diabetes

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Diabetes

Bupa’s accredited information about diabetes

If you have diabetes, it means your body can't control the level of glucose (sugar) in your blood.

There are two main types – type 1 and type 2.

Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
Diabetes in pregnancy
Diabetes and your child

  • Video: how type 2 diabetes develops

    Watch our video to learn about how your body responds to glucose, the role insulin plays and some of the key symptoms of type 2 diabetes.

    You can also browse the BupaHealth YouTube channel to see our full range of videos and animations. These cover a range of conditions and procedures, as well as healthy living advice.
     

Diabetes and
your diet

Read about different ways you can plan your meals.

Diabetes and pregnancy

Some women develop diabetes during pregnancy.

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