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PRE-DIABETES AND PREVENTION

EDM (Early Day Motion) 642: tabled on 03 November 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House commends recent research by the University of Hawaii, led by Professor Dr Wei Jia, which shows testing may be able to identify individuals who are pre-diabetic long before conventional ways of measuring the disease; notes that patients who are diagnosed as pre-diabetic can take measures to improve their health and change their lifestyles to avoid the condition; and understands that the number of people with diabetes in the UK is expected to rise to 6.4 million by 2035 and identifying people at risk of developing the condition will be vital in any future prevention strategy.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.