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Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious condition where your blood glucose level is too high. It can happen when your body doesn’t produce enough insulin, or when you can’t produce any at all. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 & type 2.

More than 200,000 people in Wales are now living with diabetes. This is 8% of the population aged 17 and over - the highest prevalence in the UK - and the numbers are rising every year.

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