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Whether you're newly diagnosed with diabetes, had diabetes for quite some time or just want to learn more about diabetes, learn about the facts and figures of diabetes here. Diabetes can be confusing, so this aims to answer some of the most common concerns.
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What is diabetes?
Don't know anything about diabetes? Start here.
What causes diabetes?
Read about the causes of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
What is the cost of diabetes?
10% of the NHS budget is spent on diabetes.
There are steps you can take to prevent type 2.
Whether you’ve had diabetes for a week or a decade, this section to answer some of the most common concerns about diabetes.
How does diabetes affect my body?
Diabetes can affect the organs.
HbA1c is a 90 day average of your blood glucose levels.