Today is World Diabetes Day.
Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects over half a billion people worldwide and requires daily monitoring and self-care to manage.
Type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented or cured, it can be managed with insulin and healthy lifestyle choices that can reduce complications.
Type 2 diabetes is often categorised as a lifestyle disease and can be prevented or delayed by the following:
You can ask your doctor about your risk of diabetes. They can help you access the required testing and help you understand your specific lifestyle risks.
For more information, visit https://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au