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An expert debunked 9 of the biggest diabetes myths

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More than 4 million people in the UK have diabetes, but do we actually know what the condition is or why it developed? We asked Pav Kalsi, a senior clinical adviser at Diabetes UK, to clear up a few of the most common myths about the disease. 1. Diabetes is caused by an unhealthy diet. […]

Diabetes what is it?

Diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases where a person has high blood sugar, either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. This high blood sugar produces the classical symptoms of polyuria (frequent urination), polydipsia (increased thirst) and […]