The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects the body's ability to produce or use insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. There are two main types of diabetes: Type 1 diabetes, which is usually diagnosed in children and young adults, and Type 2 diabetes, which is more common in adults.

Symptoms of diabetes can include increased thirst and hunger, frequent urination, blurred vision, fatigue, and slow healing of wounds. Diabetes can be managed with medication, diet, and exercise, but if left untreated, it can lead to serious health complications.
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    We treat patients with all types of endocrine disease.

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