Diabetes: The hidden epidemic.
Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes are affecting young and old in growing rates.
Sian Welby discusses with Dr Chris Steele the symptoms of diabetes. Type 1 Diabetes is most prevalent in young people, whereas Type 2 is more likely to be found in older people. Type 2 represents 90% of all cases.
Who should get tested? People over 40 The overweight If you have family members who are diabetic. People of Asian and Afro-Carribean origin should be tested in their twenties. 80% of diabetics are overweight.Flag this Video