5 ways to cut your chance of diabetes
The older we get, the more likely we are to get diabetes, specifically type 2. Around 1 in 7 older people have diabetes and these numbers are likely to rise.
Although no-one competely understands the causes of diabetes, if you control the risk factors, you can reduce your chances of getting it.
The facts about diabetes
Since 1996, the number of people with diabetes has increased from 1.4 million to 2.6 million. By 2025, it’s estimated that more than 4 million will have diabetes in the UK.