Around 4.2 million people are predicted to be living with Type 2 diabetes in the UK, and an estimated 12.3 million people are at risk of Type 2 diabetes. But lots of people still don’t know what the condition is.
Type 2 diabetes is a serious, lifelong condition where the insulin your pancreas makes can’t work properly, or your pancreas can’t make enough insulin. The symptoms of Type 2 diabetes include feeling very tired, needing to wee a lot, feeling extremely thirsty, cuts and grazes healing slowly and getting infections like thrush.
Credit: Diabetes UK