NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is vital but criteria need reviewingBMJ 2017; 356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j993 (Published 23 February 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;356:j993
- Nicola Guess, lecturer
- King’s College London, Franklin Wilkins Building, London SE1 9NH, UK
I agree with Barry and colleagues that we will not sustainably reduce the incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) without major changes to our working and living environments.1 However, I fully support the principles of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme for the following reasons.
1 The current T2D epidemic is largely due to obesity, and the time …