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Health & lifestyle

If you’ve had a nudge or two about taking better care of your health – you are definitely not alone! It has been reported that more than a third of adults in England are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.1

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Am I at risk and can I do anything about it?

Your chances of developing diabetes depends on a variety of factors including your genes, your lifestyle habits and some environmental factors. These risk factors differ significantly for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. 

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I've already got Type 2 diabetes, why is my lifestyle important to my health?

Well, it will come as no surprise to those in-the-know that there are a variety of factors including your genes, your lifestyle habits and some environmental factors that have all played a role in the development of your condition. Type 2 diabetes is much more complex than the typical mainstream view of "you eat too much sugar so you get Type 2 diabetes".

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1 Mainous III AG, Tanner RJ, Baker R, et al. Prevalence of prediabetes in England from 2003 to 2011: population-based, cross sectional study. BMJ Open 2014;4:e005002. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014005002

Disclaimer: The diabetes information provided on this website is intended to give you basic information on diabetes. It is not intended to be a complete resource. Please speak to your healthcare professional for information relevant to your individual circumstances.