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24,000 unnecessary deaths from diabetes every year

Up to 24,000 people with diabetes are dying unnecessarily every year, according to a new report.Most deaths could be avoided if they received better NHS care and if their condition was better managed, it said. The report into death rates, from the National Diabetes Audit for England, found that women with diabetes are nine times […]