Insulin use trebles in UK

The use of insulin in the UK has increased threefold over the last 20 years, researchers report. 

During the same period there was a sevenfold increase in the number of people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and treated with insulin, the study found.

This compared to a 30% increase in the number of people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.

Writing in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism the researchers from Bristol and Cardiff in the UK said the increase in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes may be due in

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