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Are you eating too much sugar?

Are you eating too much sugar?

Diabetes Awareness - Cutting back the sweet stuff Diabetes is a serious life-long health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high because the body can’t use it properly. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications. The World Health Organization estimates that over 382 million people worldwide including 4.05 million people in the UK have diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. Excessive sugar intake, together with lack of physical activity has been highlighted as the main cause. Only yesterday we saw in the news that the UK is now the most overweight nation in Western Europe. An alarming fact and…
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