Type II or adult onset diabetes is a serious and a growing problem in Britain affecting more than two million people. In these videos, Dr. Paul Stillman discusses aspects of this condition ranging from symptoms and diagnosis to common complications. Watch them and you will learn some startling facts about such subjects as how alcohol affects diabetic liver function and some surprising causes of male impotence.
Is it time you got yourself tested for diabetes? Find out the symptoms of diabetes and whether you should visit your doctor for a blood sugar test today.
Treating type 2 diabetes is not as scary as it sounds. Most people with type 2 diabetes can manage their diabetes simply by taking tablets. In the following video, specialist Dr Paul Stillman explains the treatments available.
If you are diabetic then you will have to undergo a series of diabetes tests to make sure it is under control. The following video explains the types of tests you may have at your next appointment with the diabetic clinic and what they mean about your blood sugar levels.
Alcohol can be potentially hazardous for anyone, but for diabetics the risk is far greater. In the following video, expert Dr Paul Stillman explains why alcohol is dangerous for people with diabetes.
Diabetes causes a number of complications for the sufferer. For men, one of the sensitive complications is erectile dysfunction. In the following video, Dr Paul Stillman explains the causes of impotence and where to get help.
There are many different types of insulin available to treat diabetes. In the following video, expert Dr Paul Stillman describes the insulin treatments currently on the market and talks about the possible future of insulin treatments.
Diabetes requires dramatic lifestyle changes. For many people, such a diagnosis can cause them to feel depressed. Expert Dr Paul Stillman talks about diabetes and depression and how patients can deal with their diagnosis.
The early stages of type II diabetes have no noticeable symptoms, however the damage it is doing to your body is irreversible. Watch this video to learn if you are at risk of developing type II diabetes and how you can go about getting a diabetes diagnosis/
Could a surgery used to help the morbidly obese hold the key to finding a cure for type 2 diabetes? Dr Daman Mulhi explains the connection between weight loss surgery and type 2 diabetes.
Whilst it is important for diabetics to maintain a low-fat diet they needn’t miss out on meal times with the family. In the following video, Michelin star chef Thierry Laborde and nutritionist Dr Janet Aylott prepare a tasty low-fat pasta.
Diabetic? No need to skip dessert. In the following video, Michelin star chef Thierry Laborde and nutritionist Dr Janet Aylott show you how to prepare poached pear with orange ideal for a diabetic diet.
It is still unknown as to why some women develop gestational diabetes and some don’t. Watch to learn the risk factors and screening process.
If left untreated gestational diabetes can lead to severe birth complications for you and your baby. In the following section find out the complications gestational diabetes can cause and how simple changes to lifestyle and diet can make a big difference.
Gestational diabetes is a serious complication of pregnancy for both expectant mothers and their developing babies. The following short film explains gestational diabetes, its causes and its symptoms.
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What is colposcopy and what will happen during the procedure? In this short video colposcopy clinical nurse specialist tells us why you might be called for one and what will happen during the procedure.