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Diabetes in Lanarkshire 


How many people in Lanarkshire have diabetes?

According to the Scottish Diabetes Survey (2014) there are 34,013 people in Lanarkshire currently diagnosed 34,013 people in Lanarkshire have diabeteswith diabetes. 

Type 1 diabetes is seen in 11% of all people in Lanarkshire with diabetes and 88% have Type 2 diabetes. 

Half of the people with diabetes in Lanarkshire are aged  65 years of age or over.

As many as 15% of hospital in-patients at any one time may have diabetes therefore it is essential that all hospital staff are aware of the requirements of a patient with diabetes visiting hospital.