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November is Diabetes Awareness month

diabetes-logoThere are about 240,000 people living in New Zealand with Diabetes.

As more NZ adults and children become overweight and obese their risk of also developing Type 2 Diabetes grows. This type of Diabetes used to only affect adults over 40 years of age and, rarely, children under 18 years. Now obesity is causing 10-year-olds to develop diabetes.

Find out what the NZ Diabetes organisation is doing in NZ to educate people about the prevention, treatment and management of this condition.

Jamie Oliver is also working to debunk some of the myths about this condition which you might find really interesting.

There are 42 articles on this website which offer comment about this disease. (Just enter the word Diabetes in the category search when you arrive on our diet therapy page).

If you are concerned about your own risk of developing diabetes, would like to lose weight yourself or have a nutritional assessment of your current diet in order to make some changes then contact us today

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