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Cases Of Diabetes On The Rise In Dorset

NHS

9:04am 13th February 2014

The number of people diagnosed with Diabetes in the UK is rising - including here in Dorset.

NHS Dorset says there are 37,000 people with Type 1 or Type 2 according to their latest figures.

That's the second highest number in the South West, behind NHS Northern, Eastern and Western Devon.

More than 11,800 people estimated to have undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes.

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes across the whole UK has increased to more than 3.2 million.

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