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UK ‘diabetes epidemic’ warning

Figures released on May 14 suggested that 5,873 diabetes pa­tients – 26 per cent – had died with Covid-19, of a total of 22,332 deaths at that time.

By: Lauren Codling

by LAUREN CODLING BRITISH ASIANS have been warned to pay attention to their health by leading medical professionals, as a “diabetes epidemic” is predicted to trigger a rise in heart attack and strokes by 2035. The number of people suffering from potentially fatal medical conditions due to diabetes is predicted to rise by 29 per cent, according to new analysis released by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) last month. Moreover, despite advanced research techniques and developments in the field, it was announced that the diagnosis of all diabetes types in the UK has more than doubled in two decades. According…

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