Diabetes UK have just published their Key Statistics on Diabetes report, 2009. It makes for interesting reading and certainly puts the diabetes problem into perspective. Here’s a look at some of the numbers.
Diabetes affects 246 million people worldwide and is expected to affect 380 million by 2025 – so we’re definitely not alone! There are 2.5 million people in the UK who have been diagnosed with diabetes.
Of that 2.5 million, around 15% or 370,000 have type one diabetes – we’re a significant minority in the big world of diabetes, and there’s a ;