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Diabetes Up by 60% in Last Decade

17 Aug 15

The number of people living with diabetes has soared by nearly 60% in the past decade, Diabetes UK warns.

The charity said more than 3.3 million people have some form of the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005. The inability to control the level of sugar in the blood can lead to blindness and amputations and is a massive drain on NHS resources.  The NHS said it was time to tackle poor lifestyle, which is a major factor behind the rise. Diabetes…


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