There are concerns that people may be dying needlessly because the Government's own policy for tackling diabetes isn't working.
The disease can lead to heart disease and even strokes, and is now said to be reaching epidemic levels.
That's despite a ten year Government-led strategy designed to educate people about the complications it can cause.
Megan Boot reports on the failures to respond to a disease that ruins lives and is costing the NHS a half a billion pounds a year to treat.
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