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Diabetes - Type 2

Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly common condition which is associated with a raised blood sugar level. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes include frequent urination, tiredness (fatigue) and feeling excessively thirsty. Type 2 diabetes can also increase your risk of developing serious problems with your eyes, your heart and nerves.

It is a lifelong condition which can affect your day-to-day life. If you are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you will need to make changes to your diet, and have regular check-ups to monitor the condition. You may also have to take medication


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This page was last reviewed: February 2020