Diabetes

Your Diabetes Guide

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic conditions in the world and occurs when the body fails to process glucose correctly. Many people have diabetes mellitus, but remain undiagnosed. Types of diabetes include diabetes type 1, a progressive autoimmune disease usually diagnosed in children and young adults, whereas type 2 diabetes can be caused by unhealthy lifestyle choices and usually starts in adulthood. Women can also develop signs of diabetes while they are pregnant, called gestational diabetes. It is possible to live a healthy life by identifying the symptoms of diabetes early, receiving proper medical care and making healthy lifestyle changes. Learn more about diabetes here.

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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