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Sugar: the facts

Most of us are eating too much of it.

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Carb counting

Learn more about carb counting and the different methods of counting carbs.

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Welcome to the global diabetes community

Welcome to Diabetes.co.uk - a community of people with diabetes, family members, friends, supporters and carers, offering their own support and first hand knowledge. The Diabetes Forum is demonstrated in research to be the most actively used social medium for people with diabetes.[A]

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There are many types of diabetes. The main two types are type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes and they are two totally different conditions. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition whereas type 2 diabetes can be considered an intolerance to sugar, or insulin resistance.

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Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition where the pancreas cannot produce insulin. There are over 330,000 people with type 1 diabetes in the UK. Learn more about blood glucose management and HbA1c. Read CGM and blood glucose meter guides.

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Type 2 Diabetes and Remission

There are four medically accepted methods of placing type 2 diabetes into remission. Speak to other people in the low calorie community, low carb community and ketogenic community. Diabetes.co.uk has been instrumental in the adoption of the lower carbohydrate approach in primary care.

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Learn More About Reducing Sugar

Reducing sugar has been demonstrated to help place type 2 diabetes and prediabetes into remission. Reduction in sugar has been demonstrated to help people with type 1 diabetes also.

“I’ve lost 12.7kg (2st), my blood sugars are normal, my cholesterol has reduced, and I’ve halved my statins. I’ve also come off metformin – I gave it back to the pharmacy!”

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