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Diabetes UK urges NHS to use resources 'more wisely'

Poor diabetes care in England is leading to avoidable deaths, record rates of complications and huge costs to the NHS, a charity is warning.

Diabetes UK says the disease is the fastest growing health threat of our times and current care models are not working to get on top of the problem.

The NHS spends a tenth of its budget on diabetes, but most goes on treatment rather than prevention.

Reeta Chakrabarti reports.

  • 14 Jan 2015
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