Parts of our region have seen the number of people diagnosed with dementia more than double in five years, according to NHS data.
Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) across the East of England released data on the size of their dementia registers in 2014 and 2019.
West Essex had the biggest increase - the number of those with dementia increased by 101%. Alternately, Corby had the lowest. The amount of people with the condition in the area increased by 19%.
Below is the percentage change from 2014 to 2019 for each CCG:
NHS Bedfordshire CCG - 28%
NHS Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG - 34%
NHS Corby CCG - 19%
NHS East and North Hertfordshire CCG - 66%
NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG - 26%
NHS Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG - 30%
NHS Luton CCG - 29%
NHS Mid Essex CCG - 42%
NHS Milton Keynes CCG - 49%
NHS Nene CCG - 24%
NHS North Norfolk CCG - 33%
NHS Norwich CCG - 73%
NHS South Norfolk CCG - 61%
NHS West Norfolk CCG - 53%
NHS West Suffolk CCG - 45%
NHS West Essex CCG - 101%