Short version: You might not. Type 2 diabetes can go undetected for up to 10 years …
So before my diagnosis I had a little understanding of what diabetes is and its effects, but I suffered from many of the misconceptions that abound concerning the condition. There are two types of diabetes, helpfully called type 1 and type 2. In type 1 diabetes, your body does not produce insulin, usually not at … Continue reading What is diabetes?
"Hi, we've been asked by the nurse to book you in for a newly diagnosed diabetic appointment." "Oh. Ok, er … so I have diabetes then?"