Type 2 diabetes used to be seen as an adult only condition in middle age - but latest figures show it now affects more than 600 children in England and Wales.
Immunotherapy is similar to a desensitisation technique already in use for allergies, and now researchers say it is showing promise for delaying the progression of type 1 diabetes.
Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol on a regular basis could protect against diabetes
It's a question that anyone diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may ask: could I reverse my diabetes by changing my diet and lifestyle?
Women who start the menopause early in life have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who undergo the menopause later than usual, according to a study.
People with diabetes who skip their annual checks could be doubling their risk of dying prematurely, according to data published by NHS Digital.
Most adults in the UK eat nowhere near the recommended 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day, a survey has revealed.
While a reduction in the amount of sugar in soft drinks is good news for most people, Diabetes UK is warning it could catch out people who need a sugar boost after a 'hypo'.
Lazing around on a summer holiday increases the risk of a range of health problems, UK researchers are warning.
Colder weather and outside temperatures can reduce the risk of developing diabetes in pregnancy, known as gestational diabetes.
Having type 2 diabetes doesn't mean always saying no to pudding.
Overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes may have a higher risk of progressive brain problems such as dementia
New evidence has emerged to support the idea that type 2 diabetes might be reversible.
Limits on children's screen time to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes may be appropriate, a study has concluded.
There's a new way for people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels which doesn't rely on finger prick blood tests. What it does use is a sensor on the arm and the kind of technology used in contactless bank cards.
A study in mice suggests a kind of fasting diet could help stimulate the pancreasto produce insulin for people with diabetes
Severe gum disease may an early sign of type 2 diabetes, say researchers
The extent of health complications for babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes has been analysed in a large study.
Diabetes audit finds 'striking' differences in care standards across England and Wales
Diabetes could be an early sign of pancreatic cancer, new research suggests.
Many patients with type 1 diabetes who use a device that continuously monitors their glucose (sugar) levels have better control over their condition than those who test manually, two studies have shown.
A UK strategy to identify and treat people at risk of type 2 diabetes is unlikely to curb the growing number of cases, according to a study in the medical journal The BMJ.
Urgent action is needed by the NHS to boost the number of people with diabetes going on life-saving diabetes courses, says a charity.
People with diabetes are being told to seek medical advice before switching their insulin delivery devices.
Drinking more than 2 soft drinks a day doubles the risk of developing two types of diabetes, a study in the European Journal of Endocrinology has found.
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