Diabetes Prevention Week (22nd – 28th May)

You can prevent type 2 diabetes by eating a healthy, balanced diet, maintaining a healthy weight and keeping physically active.

People living with diabetes also face higher risk of heart disease, stroke, nerve damage, foot problems, vision loss and kidney problems.

There are some groups at higher risk of type 2 diabetes: men, people of South Asian or Black ethnicity, people who are overweight and people with a family history of type 2 diabetes.

Find out your risk of type 2 diabetes:

Diabetes UK – Know Your Risk of Type 2 diabetes

Find out more about type 2 diabetes:

Type 2 diabetes – NHS (www.nhs.uk)