Mapping the future of diabetes

They had access to the electronic records of 135 general practices. These records contained information on over half a million people. Data were extracted from the records of all adults aged 25– 79. People already diagnosed were excluded.

The risk of diabetes was assessed using a tool called the QDScore. This uses clinical information to estimate the chance of someone developing type 2 diabetes within the next 10 years.

One in 10 people in East London were found to have at least a 20%