IN-DEPTH: East Lindsey’s high rates of diabetes
East Lindsey has been named as the second-highest area for the prescription of Type 2 Diabetes medications, according to new data.
The data, released by analytics company EXASOL, shows that East Lindsey is second in the listof 326 districts in England, with regards to the number of Type 2 Diabetes prescriptions, behind Newham in London.
“We have a high level of diabetes in this part of the country; this is in part because we have a high level of obesity, but is also because we have an older population, many of whom have moved into our region bringing their diabetes with them.” Dr Peter... read more
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