Diabetes UK State of the Nation report 2013

January 15, 2014

Diabetes UK

In the introduction to this report the CEO of Diabetes UK says that “last year our State of the Nation report highlighted a major health crisis. More and more people were living with or at risk of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

Growing numbers of them were experiencing devastating complications, but the NHS still struggled to deliver the care and education people with diabetes need to manage their condition.

This year’s report shows precious little improvement to that bleak picture - indeed, in some areas things have got worse. Diabetes continues to be a major challenge for the NHS. It is still a huge drain on resources, quality of care still depends on where you live, and the crisis is still not being taken seriously.

The key problems we highlighted last year remain, and these will only worsen as the numbers involved increase.

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