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NICE finalises guidance for GPs to refer to diabetes prevention scheme

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We know that if T2DM diabetics and so called pre-diabetics got off their collective backsides and moved a bit and also took a look at their diets then a lot of the descent into sugar land can be delayed if not prevented. What we don't know is if these referral schemes actually work? I would want to see independent evidence that the Diabetic referral trials have come up with promising results. To date am unimpressed. And the costs! The Times today suggests that each referral may cost £475 EACH! There sure as hell ain't no money tree to quote some personage who might be PM, or not. To do this would mean billions redirected from other areas of medical care. Volunteers?

Posted date

15 Sep 2017

Posted time

11:17am

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