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One new case of Type 2 diabetes every THREE MINUTES as obesity boom drives a 'frightening' increase in the disease

Spiralling obesity rates mean one person is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes, figures show.  The number of new cases in England and Wales reached 202,665 in 2017 – the equivalent of about 23 people every hour, according to NHS data.  Experts said the statistics illustrate the ‘frightening speed’ at which the obesity-driven illness is increasing.  Read more...



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