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Ask the GP: Type 2 diabetes | Phlo Blog

Dr Richard Quigley is a GP with over 35 years' experience in diabetes and was the former chairperson of the Primary Care Diabetes Society Scotland. In this blog, Dr Quigley answers some of the most frequently asked questions from patients about Type 2 diabetes.

Gestational Diabetes: Everything you need to know | Phlo Blog

During pregnancy, a woman can develop gestational diabetes if blood sugar levels become too high. Certain factors can increase your chances of developing gestational diabetes and there are treatment options that can help to manage it.

Prediabetes: definition, causes and treatment | Phlo Blog

Are you at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Find out more about prediabetes, a condition that affects more than 13 million people in the UK.

How to test your blood sugar at home | Phlo

Testing your blood glucose levels can help you manage existing diabetic conditions or assist with early detection. Explore our guide to testing your blood glucose levels at home.

Metformin: Uses, side effects and cautions | Phlo Blog

Looking for more information on metformin? Read our blog to find out everything you need to know about this drug commonly used in the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. Explore how it works, potential side effects and taking it when pregnant.

Top 5 health benefits of coffee | Phlo

Is coffee the healthy treat you can enjoy and benefit from? We look at the top 5 benefits of drinking coffee and how to make sure you get the most your coffee routine.

Chronic conditions | Phlo

Enjoying life with a chronic condition means something different for everyone - let’s share the load.

Obesity and semaglutide| Phlo

Looking to lose weight healthily? Learn everything you need to know about obesity and effective strategies for weight loss in our helpful blog.

Heart health | Phlo

Your heart is a powerful organ, but sometimes it needs a little looking after to make sure it doesn’t miss a beat.

Causes of high blood pressure | Phlo Blog

Find out what to be aware of if you are at risk of developing high blood pressure and explore the most common risk factors and causes.

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