How Is the Prevalence in UK?

Q:
How many people living with diabetes in UK?

A:
According to the State of the Nation (England) report, there are an estimated 4.5 million people living with diabetes in the UK.

DIAGNOSED
Around 700 people a day are diagnosed with diabetes. That’s the equivalent of one person every two minutes. Since 1996, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK has more than doubled from 1.4 million to almost 3.5 million. Today, there are almost 3.5 million people who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the UK (2014).

In 2015, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the adult population across the UK was as follows:

Country                                        Number of people

England                                           2,913,538

Northern Ireland                           84,836

Scotland                                          271,312

Wales                                               183,348

UNDIAGNOSED
It is estimated that there are around 1.1 million people in the UK who have diabetes but have not been diagnosed.

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