Diabetes is a chronic medical condition that affects how your body regulates blood sugar (glucose) levels.

When you consume food, your body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose, which is then transported to cells to be used as energy. The hormone insulin, produced by the pancreas, helps regulate the uptake and utilization of glucose by the cells.

Free newly-diagnosed information packs

Access information packs andLearn about world-class research to treat, prevent and cure type 1 diabetes and the ways in which we campaign to promote access to better treatments and technologies for ev…

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How Dietetics can help

Dietetics is the science of how nutrition affects our health. Scientific studies have shown how a change to our diet can help prevent or control a variety of health problems, including obesity, diabet…

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Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is a charity organisation that focuses on supporting people with diabetes and raising awareness about the condition. They provide information, resources, and support for individuals living…

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Dorset Diabetes

While most patients will receive their main diabetes care from their GP or practice nurse, their Intermediate Diabetes Dietetics Service helps people control and manage their condition on a day-to-day…

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