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World Diabetes Day: Putting the focus on prevention through the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

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Most people would be shocked to know that around 22,000 people with diabetes die early every year. With World Diabetes Day this Saturday (14th November), we want to highlight all we’re doing to address this nationwide health burden. It is …

Data in action – using data to identify areas for improvement

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Public Health England and national partners are striving to ensure that data and information is used to improve quality of care and outcomes for people with cardiovascular disease. The interpretation of data and information should be acknowledged as a fundamental …

How does UK diabetes care compare to other European countries?

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We are fortunate to have a number of data sources that allow us to track changes in the care and outcomes for people with diabetes and identify local variation across England. These include the National Diabetes Audit which provides an …

Healthier Lives: Making it easier to prevent and manage diabetes

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Today, we’re launching Healthier Lives, Diabetes:  a new tool to track how we’re tackling diabetes in different areas of England. What’s new is the way it illustrates the risk factors for and care of people with diabetes across different communities …