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Advice for people with diabetes and their families

Calorie labelling

Calorie labelling to be made compulsory in restaurants, cafes and takeaways

We know that obesity is a significant risk factor for type 2 diabetes. These changes, if passed, will have a big impact on the environment we live in, helping everyone to live healthier lives.

Today, the government has introduced regulations that will mean all large restaurants, cafés and takeaways in England will have to provide calorie labelling before you decide what to order.

Diabetes diagnoses hits 700,610 in the Midlands – our new analysis shows

In the Midlands, the area with the highest prevalence was Sandwell and West Birmingham where 9.58 per cent of people were diagnosed with diabetes, followed by Leicester City (9.36 per cent), and Walsall (9.33 per cent). The lowest in the Midlands was South Warwickshire with 6 per cent while the national average was 7.1 per cent.

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