In the UK Unaware you have type 2 diabetesMore than a million people in the UK are now thought to have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes, double the previous estimate .New figures from Diabetes Health Intelligence, a strategic program of Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory, suggest 820,000 adults in England do not diagnosed with diabetes. Based on this model, Diabetes UK estimates that the figure rises to just over a million , when applied the United Kingdom and we could see the whole of UK diabetes population will reach 5.5 million in 2030.
There is an urgent need also to improve diabetes prevention and awareness programs throughout the country, coupled with greatly improved support for people to change their behaviors. Avoidable in so many cases the type 2 diabetes epidemic example of where example of where the rhetoric of rhetoric of tackling health problems through prevention are put into effect. Now means a now means a bleak future for of the spiral NHS costs and worsening public health. . Continue reading