Living with diabetes

Diabetics beware when travelling by air

Changes in cabin pressure during flights may cause insulin pumps to deliver too much or too little of the medication – possibly putting sensitive diabetics at risk.

Hypoglycaemia and what to do about it

Hypoglycaemia commonly affects diabetics who inadvertently use too large doses of insulin, but it can also occur in non-diabetic individuals. What should you know?

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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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