Home > Medical > Diabetes > About diabetes About diabetes All sections in Diabetes » About Diabetes » Diabetes & other Organs » Diabetes and Pregnancy » Diabetes and the Elderly » Children & Teens » Diet and Obesity » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Diabetes » Multimedia » Diabetes News » Real-life Story » Support Groups » The Glycaemic Index » Treatment: Type 1 » Treatment: Type 2 » What to do in a crisis » Who is at risk Learn more about diabetes here including signs and symptoms of diabetes and what the different diabetes types are. WATCH: Can diabetes be reversed? On World Diabetes Day we take a look at lifestyle changes – and if they are effective enough to change the course of the disease. SEE: 12 facts about diabetes This World Diabetes Day (14 November 2016) we look at 12 facts about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes that you may not know. Pilots with controlled diabetes are safe in the air The UK and Canada allow pilots with diabetes to fly commercial aircraft – if they can show they understand their condition and have it under excellent control. Sanofi and Google launch diabetes joint venture Drugmaker Sanofi and Google will combine clinical know-how with analytics and mini devices to focus on people living with diabetes. How genetics may influence type 2 diabetes and obesity Results of new genetic research show that a person’s genetic attributes could be influenced by variation in a part of the genome that has previously been overlooked. 10 most read diabetes stories With today being World Diabetes Day, see the top ten stories most read on Health24. Accuracy of standard diabetes test improved Researchers say a new approach will enable many patients and their doctors to do a better job controlling blood sugar levels and reduce the long-term risks of heart attack, stroke, blindness and kidney failure. Many diabetics not getting benefits of statins A study found that many middle-aged diabetics aren't being prescribed statins to lower their risk of heart attack and stroke. Brisk walking better for prediabetes than jogging In a study, a high amount of moderate-intensity exercise alone provided nearly the same benefit on glucose tolerance as fat and calorie restriction and exercise. Number of diabetes cases in US dropping! The number of new diabetes cases in America has dropped from 1.7 million in 2009 to 1.4 million in 2014. load more From our sponsor Should I be using insulin? Diabetes: Take action and get screened!