GP faces being struck off after teen’s death

A British GP failed to diagnose type 1 diabetes in a teenage patient who subsequently died of the illness, a tribunal heard.

Following two consultations at the patient’s home, it was alleged that Dr Michelle Watts failed to refer her critically ill 17-year old patient to hospital and instead prescribed her with diazepam.

Despite signs of diabetic ketoacidosis during the second consultation, the tribunal

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