Death rates from type 1 diabetes in UK males aged 15 to 24 have almost doubled since 2000.
Young British men have a problem with diabetes. Recent studies have highlighted that death rates from type 1 diabetes in boys and men aged 15 to 24 years have almost doubled since 2000 in the UK. This is higher than reported death rates among young men with diabetes in other European countries. Why has type 1 diabetes become such a problem for our young people?
This should not be happening young diabetics should be getting more support from their diabetes teams