Public Health England

Middle age type 2 diabetes concerns flagged

28th December 2016

The rate of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged people has more than doubled in 20 years, Public Health England has today revealed. A total of 2.8 per cent of men in England were diagnosed with ...

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Diabetes NHS costs could hit £17 billion

25th October 2016

The future of the NHS is at risk because the cost of treating diabetes could hit £17 billion by 2035, health experts have warned. According to Public Health England there are currently 4.5 ...

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NHS at stake as diabetes numbers soar

13th September 2016

Tackling diabetes in England is “fundamental” to the future of the NHS, according to Public Health England (PHE). The new Diabetes Prevalence Model, produced by the PHE National ...

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Diabetes Inpatient Audit dates confirmed

5th May 2016

The dates for this year’s National Diabetes Inpatient Audit (NaDIA) have been announced. The bedside survey, which provides a snapshot of diabetes inpatient care in England and Wales, will ...

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Shoe shop raises amputation awareness

26th April 2016

A temporary shoe shop in London has helped raise awareness of the 135 diabetes-related amputations which take place in England every week. Each weekly amputation was represented by a pair of ...

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Eatwell Guide is updated

14th April 2016

Guidelines which lay out the ideal healthy diet have been updated to include more starchy carbohydrates. Public Health England’s Eatwell Guide is a policy tool which is used to define ...

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