Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar (glucose) levels are above normal. High blood sugar can damage the vision, kidneys or nervous system. Type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes are the main types of diabetes. It affects more than 400 million people worldwide and is predicted to be the seventh leading cause of death in 2040.


Diabetes explained in first person

Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
Without the management of the disease by the patient, it is very difficult to achieve some adequate therapeutic objectives. Therefore, a change in lifestyle will be essential.
Every cloud has a silver lining, my habits are so much healthier now.

Substantiated information by:

Daría Roca Espino
Enrique Esmatjes Mompo
Irene Vinagre Torres
Margarida Jansà Morató
Mercè Vidal Flor

Published: 20 February 2018
Updated: 20 February 2018


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