Diabetes sufferer Mavle Carby
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Brent 'worst borough for diabetes'

Brent in north-west London has the highest rate of diabetes in England with more than one in 10 people over 16 living with the disease, figures show.

London boroughs Newham, Harrow and Redbridge also have some of the highest rates in England.

The figures have been analysed by Diabetes UK and have come from Yorkshire and Humber Health Intelligence, which runs the National Diabetes Information Service.

Doctors are warning that some Londoners may not be aware that they have the condition.

BBC London's Alice Bhandhukravi spoke to Mavle Carby, who has diabetes, Roz Rosenblatt, from the charity Diabetes UK, and Dr Mark Chamley, from the Crown Dale Medical Centre.

  • 30 Sep 2013
  • From the section London
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