The NHS spends at least £3.9 billion a year on diabetes services and around 80% of that goes on treating avoidable complications.
The number of people with diabetes is set to rise from 3.1 million to 3.8 million between now and 2020 and unless care improves significantly the NHS will face ever-increasing costs.
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