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NHS DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAMME

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1296: tabled on 22 March 2016

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 welcomes the announcement by NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK that by 2020 up to 100,000 people in England will be offered places on a nationwide diabetes prevention programme; acknowledges that those referred will receive personalized help on how to reduce their risk of Type 2 diabetes; notes that 3.5 million people in the UK have been diagnosed with diabetes; further notes that by 2025 it is estimated that 5 million people will have diabetes in the UK; and commends NHS England for introducing this preventative measure.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.