Diabetes: Young People:Written question - 207184

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Asked by Tom Watson
(West Bromwich East)
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Asked on: 10 January 2019
Department of Health and Social Care
Diabetes: Young People
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people under 21 years old have developed Type 2 diabetes in each of the last five years.
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Answered by: Steve Brine
Answered on: 15 January 2019

The following table details the number of people who were diagnosed with type 2 or other diabetes when aged 20 years or under in England and Wales in each of the five calendar years 2013 to 2017:

Calendar year

Number of people

2013

605

2014

690

2015

770

2016

905

2017

1,030

Source: National Diabetes Audit (NDA)

Notes:

- The NDA does not hold comprehensive data on children with diabetes;

- Disclosure control has been applied to all figures, as per the NDA publication. All numbers are rounded to the nearest five, unless the number is one to seven, in which case it is rounded to five.

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