GPs' diagnoses of type II diabetes rose by 50% in 10 years, study showsBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7515.474-d (Published 01 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:474
- Roger Dobson
The prevalence of type II diabetes has increased by more than 50% in a decade, a UK study of GP consultations indicates.
The number of patients with a diagnosis of high blood pressure has also increased by a third, and consultations for hypothyroidism are up too, shows the study in the British Journal of General Practice (2005;55:589-95).
The results should prompt …