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Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commisioning Group

Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commisioning Group

Diabetes: know your risk

In the UK, around 22,000 people with diabetes die early every year and five million people in England are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where the insulin your pancreas makes can’t work properly, or your pancrease can’t make enough insulin.

While Type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented and is not linked to lifestyle, Type 2 is largely preventable through lifestyle changes.

Finding out your risk of Type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. Click here to learn more