Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes develops when your body can’t produce enough insulin, or when the insulin that is produced doesn’t work properly. If untreated, it can cause very serious health problems.

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes means that looking after your health has become even more important. You can make simple changes to your lifestyle that make a big difference to how your diabetes progresses.

If you have been newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, find out more about our group education programme. We also have a type 2 diabetes app that takes you through the key things you can do to help manage the condition.

If you have type 2 diabetes in your family or you are worried about your risk of diabetes use the Know Your Risk tool.

Tools

Know Your Risk tool

Finding out your risk of type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. It could be the most important thing you do today.

Diabetes Health Profile

Use the Diabetes Health Profile tool to check how well you are managing your diabetes. Scores in the green mean you are managing the condition well and in the red mean you might need additional support

Type 2 Diabetes App

The Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust app provides you with all the relevant information about managing your type 2 diabetes.

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