Diabetes is a long-term condition caused by too much glucose, a type of sugar, in the blood. The most common form is ‘Type 2 Diabetes’, which affects approximately 2.8 million people and more than 1 million people are thought to be undiagnosed. There is also a ‘Type 1 Diabetes’, which tends to occur before the age of 40.
You can find out more about symptoms, diagnosis, screening and management of diabetes on the NHS website.
There are several diabetes services available specifically to Wandsworth residents.