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Walsall South Diabetes figures

6 Sep 17

I am alarmed that latest figures by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Diabetes show that 9.28% of the population in Walsall South has diabetes.

This equates to 7, 871 people and makes Walsall South the 15th highest constituency in the UK. Diabetes is a growing problem. There are 3.2 million diabetics in the UK and this figure is set to rise rapidly. Diabetes already costs the NHS nearly £10 billion a year in direct costs. Around 80% …


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