- In 2009-10, there were 2.3 million adults diagnosed with diabetes in England and a further 800,000 people suffering from diabetes who remained undiagnosed.
- The percentage of the population diagnosed with diabetes doubled between 1994 and 2009 and is increasing.
- The number of people with diabetes (diagnosed and undiagnosed) will rise from 3.1 million to 3.8 million by 2020.
- Budget for diabetes is £3.9 billion
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