What is Diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious complex condition which can affect the entire body. It is described as a ‘chronic’ condition, meaning that it lasts a long time, often for someone’s whole life.

Diabetes requires daily self care and if complications develop, quality of life is reduced. There are different types of diabetes; all types are complex and serious. The three main types of diabetes are type 1type 2 and gestational diabetes(Source: Diabetes Australia). 

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