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Disruption to diabetes care during Covid threatens thousands, charity warns

One in six patients have had no contact with healthcare professionals since before pandemic, finds Diabetes UK

Thousands of lives are being put at risk due to delays and disruption in diabetes care, according to a damning report that warns patients have been “pushed to the back of the queue” during the Covid-19 pandemic.

There are 4.9 million people living with diabetes in the UK, and almost half had difficulties managing their condition last year, according to a survey of 10,000 patients by the charity Diabetes UK.

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