June 18, 2024

NHS identifies over half a million more people at risk

Over half a million (549,000) more people in England have been identified by the NHS as being at risk of developing type 2 diabetes in a year, NHS figures show.

The latest National Diabetes Audit shows that 3,615,330 people registered with a GP were found to have non-diabetic hyperglycaemia – also known as pre-diabetes -in 2023, compared to 3,065,825 in 2022 – an increase of almost a fifth (18%).

Read more – NHSE (12/6/24)

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