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Obesity could ‘bankrupt’ the NHS after spending on prescriptions for diabetes topped £1billion last year

SOARING obesity rates could “bankrupt” the NHS after spending on prescriptions for diabetes topped £1billion last year. Docs doled out 53.4million orders for drugs, insulin and monitors as the number of Brits with weight-linked type 2 continued growing. The £1.01billion diabetes bill for 2017/8 was up 71 per cent on the £591million a decade earlier. [ ]

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