Photo: John Pahos was one of thousands who had diabetes but did not know. (ABC News) John Pahos had always eaten well and exercised daily, so when he found out he had type 2 diabetes, it came as a surprise. "It was a bit of a shock because my lifestyle’s reasonably good, so I thought if it can happen to me, it can happen to anybody," he said. He did not have any noticeable symptoms and his diagnosis was detected by doctors at Melbourne’s Austin Hospital as part of a program to reduce the disease. Research conducted through the program shows Mr Pahos is not alone. An average of 34 per cent of patients at the hospital had diabetes — and 5 per cent of those had undiagnosed type 2 diabetes which was only discovered as part of the study. It is estimated about 500,000 people across Australia may […]