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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Your heart is a powerful organ, but sometimes it needs a little looking after to make sure it doesn’t miss a beat.
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.
This blog talks about the importance of dietary fibre. Learn what foods to eat and how to get more fibre into your diet.