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World Diabetes Day 2018: Families That Know Diabetes Symptoms Are The Best Ones To Prevent The Chronic Disease

Family (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons) New Delhi, Nov 13: Families which know the symptoms and complications of diabetes are best positioned to prevent it, WHO said Tuesday, asserting that health authorities should harness the capacity as about 91 million people in the South-East Asia Region live with the disease. World Diabetes Day 2018: 5 Reasons… Read More »

Diabetes medication 'crisis' is costing the NHS £1billion every year

Diabetes medication cost the NHS £1billion in the last year, as prescriptions for the condition reach record levels, official figures show. Almost one in 20 prescriptions written by GPs are now for diabetes treatment. Data from NHS Digital shows that of the £8.8billion spent on prescribing drugs in 2017/18, more than £1billion went on diabetes… Read More »