Diabetes

Diabetes is currently the 5th most common cause of death in the world.

5% of people (1 in 20) in the UK have diabetes.

Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the US.

Around 1 in 8 people between 20 and 79 years old have their death attributed to diabetes.

The average life expectancy is reduced by:
More than 20 years (Type 1)
Up to 10 years (Type 2)

Recent News

Simple operation could end daily insulin injections

Guardian - 24-Oct-2018

Destruction of small intestine's mucous membrane i

Type-2 diabetes detectable years before diagnosis

BBC - 05-Oct-2018

May be detectable 20 years before the disease is diagnosed.

Why Some People Go Into Type 2 Diabetes Remission

Healthline - 07-Aug-2018

Patients with type 2 diabetes put on a yearlong calorie-restrictive diet.