With diabetes on the increase, we must do more to understand the condition

Diabetes affects 4.5 million people in the UK, more than any other serious health condition. The complications of diabetes include strokes, heart failure, heart attacks, lower limb amputations, renal problems and early death.

The number of people living with diabetes is rising fast, and every day around 700 people are diagnosed. With 10% of the NHS budget being spent on diabetes and its complications every year it’s important that we talk about treatment, prevention and the future of diabetes care.

Read more from Liz McInnes for Politics Home here: https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/health-and-care/house/house-magazine/93103/liz-mcinnes-diabetes-increase-we-must-do-more