Having both hepatitis B and diabetes can increase your chances of developing liver cancer. Therefore, for people with hepatitis B, preventing or managing diabetes is particularly important. If you have hepatitis B and diabetes, you need to manage both conditions carefully in consultation with your doctor.

Remember, a healthy lifestyle is important for both hepatitis B and diabetes so it is important to eat healthy, exercise and avoid alcohol and tobacco.


Hepatitis B Foundation. (2018, March 21). Hepatitis B Precautions for People Living with Diabetes.

Updated 29 November 2019