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More Bad Publicity!?

There was an article in the Mail about how much people with diabetes are costing the NHS. I think we need to bare this in mind and ensure we are aware of the problem, but I think the article made out as if people with diabetes do not look after themselves and we bring it on ourselves! They do not distinguish between types 1 and type 2 , I think articles like this does not help us educate people. It’s a negative article but it does show we are far from ensuring all people diagnosed are educated properly in how to manage their diabetes. For the full article http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1245800/One-hospital-patients-battling-diabetes.html