High levels of prescription drugs handed out to tackle type-2 diabetes
Research shows that more prescription drugs to tackle type-2 diabetes are handed out in East Lindsey and South Holland than almost anywhere else in the country.
New data released by analytics company EXASOL shows the London district of Newham (1.20 per head of population) topped the table, with East Lindsey second (1.16) and South Holland third (1.14).
Neighbourhing Boston was further down the list with 0.71 per head of population for 2015.
The data captures every GP prescription dispensed at all pharmacies across England and runs for six years from August 2010 through to July 2016.
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