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Living with diabetes

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 26 October 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:976
  1. Birte Twisselmann (
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    Diabetes is one of the world's biggest health problems, and its prevalence is increasing. In the United Kingdom alone, an estimated 1.4 million people have diabetes. This number is predicted to double by 2010, and an estimated 1 million people may have the disease without knowing it. People who want to live their lives without limits, even with diabetes, will need to know a lot about their illness and a lot about themselves. The foundation of basic diabetes care has not changed much in recent years, yet more is becoming known about diabetes every day. Information about diabetes and diabetes care can be obtained from many sources. Most sites featured here offer useful links, media cuttings, …

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