Cases Of Diabetes On The Rise In Dorset
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.