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Diabetes medication 'crisis' is costing the NHS £1billion every year

Diabetes medication cost the NHS £1billion in the last year, as prescriptions for the condition reach record levels, official figures show. Almost one in 20 prescriptions written by GPs are now for diabetes treatment. Data from NHS Digital shows that of the £8.8billion spent on prescribing drugs in 2017/18, more than £1billion went on diabetes… Read More »