Diabetes alert: Crisis as diabetics occupy one in six hospital beds

A RECORD two million people are on the verge of developing Type 2 diabetes, health bosses warn today.

NHS chief executive Simon Stevens said ­obesity-related illnesses will cost thousands of lives and billions of pounds unless people change their lifestyles. The NHS is now stepping up efforts to combat the disease with radical low-calorie diet plans for patients. Latest ­figures show 1.97 million people have been diagnosed with ­non-diabetic hyperglycaemia, also known as pre-diabetes. 

This means their blood sugar ­levels are raised but not yet in the...
source: Express

2020-02-24 03:41
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