Diabetes in UK

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  • PATTERNS
    • 3.7M diagnosed
    • DIABETES UK
      • CAUSES
        • Cheap energy dense foods - obesity
          • Vegetables expensive
      • STRATEGIES
        • INDIRECT
          • Advertisements of fatty foods banned near schools
          • Websites informing how to reduce risks
  • 2003 - 250M globally with type 2
    • Double by 2025
    • 9% adults
    • PATTERNS
      • 3.7M diagnosed
      • DIABETES UK
        • CAUSES
          • Cheap energy dense foods - obesity
            • Vegetables expensive
        • STRATEGIES
          • INDIRECT
            • Advertisements of fatty foods banned near schools
            • Websites informing how to reduce risks
    • 90% of all cases
  • IMPACTS
    • NHS annual spending - £9.8B to £16.9B over next 25 years
      • Cost of treatment expected to double
        • £7.7B to £13.5B by 2035
    • Deaths 2010/11 = 325,000 lost working years
  • Jamie Oliver campaigned for sugar tax
    • DIRECT
      • NHS launched campaign
        • Healthier you: the NHS diabetes prevention program
          • Identifies those at high risk
            • Evidence based behavioural interventions
              • Maintaining healthy weight, exercise & balanced diet

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