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Understanding Diabetes

Nov, 2018

Every day 700 people in the UK are diagnosed with diabetes and the number is growing exponentially. The Understanding Diabetes special report, published in The Times, covers the technological advances improving quality of life, from the insulin smartpen to the artificial pancreas, with comment on how digital technology has brought hope of a cure for type 1. Also featured are articles on the critical importance of diet in tackling type 2, the rapid evolution of blood glucose monitors and personal stories about life after diagnosis, as well as an infographic exploring the spread of diabetes across the globe


Diabetes, once a condition that predominantly affected richer nations, is a growing epidemic the world over. With the number of people suffering from diabetes expected to increase by a half within three decades, it is estimated that one in ten people worldwide will be living with diabetes by 2045. This infographic explores the top 30 countries with the highest number of people with diabetes around the globe