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

Diabetes risk could be reduced by a quarter by eating fruits and vegetables

Independent - 22-Jul-2019

People who use mainly plant based diets were 23% less prone to develop diabetes


Fresh fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of getting diabetes

Independent - 22-Jul-2019

But not all plant-based foods have the same advantage


Islet cell transplants cut down the need for insulin therapy

Diabetes.co.uk - 14-Jun-2019

No need for painful insulin injections for a very long period

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