Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body cannot properly utilise the insulin it produces, resulting in uncontrolled blood glucose levels.

Newer diabetes drugs linked to 'flesh-eating' genital infection

Fournier gangrene is a "flesh-eating" disease, an infection that attacks your genital or anal region and can quickly kill tissue as it spreads rapidly – and unfortunately, it has become a rare, but still possible safety concern for people taking a newer class of diabetes drugs.

Just a little weight loss can put diabetes into remission

You don't have to lose a massive amount of weight to make a difference with type 2 diabetes - losing just 10% of your body weight during the first five years you have the disease can lead to remission of the disease, researchers have found.

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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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