Worryingly, the charity reports that six out of 10 people have no symptoms when they’re diagnosed with the condition.
This is why people aged between 40 to 74 years old should attend their NHS Health Check.
Not only will the NHS Health Check screen for type 2 diabetes, it’s also a great way to assess your risk of the following conditions: heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and dementia.
The NHS Health Check involves a quick questionnaire, blood pressure check, height and weight measurements and a blood test.
Published at Sat, 14 Mar 2020 20:25:00 +0000