'It's the fastest growing epidemic of our lifetime': New cases of diabetes have risen by a THIRD in just 10 years as a record 4.5 million now have the condition



New cases of diabetes have risen by more than a third in just a decade, shocking figures show.
More than 4.5 million adults in the UK now have diabetes, an increase of around 1.5 million since 2005.
This includes an estimated one million who suffer from type 2 diabetes but are unaware of their condition. 
Experts blame the sharp rise on the growing obesity crisis - the biggest risk factor for the preventable strain of the condition. 
During the past year there has been an increase of 137,000 type 2 patients alone - which can be managed through a healthy lifestyle and exercise. 
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14 November 2016 in Health, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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