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Thursday 15 December 2011

24,000 diabetes deaths a year 'could be avoided'

Up to 24,000 diabetes-related deaths could be avoided in England each year, if patients and doctors better managed the condition, a report concludes.

The first-ever audit of patient deaths from the condition said basic health checks, a good diet and regular medication could prevent most of them.

Diabetes UK said it was vital the 2.3 million sufferers had top quality care.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great Headline .... should sell lots of newspapers ! ! !

I wonder what the story is.... ??

Patients need to........... ! ! !

Well some are but they arn`t interested in those are they and havnt been for some time ! ! !