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Obesity: Diabetes

Question for Department of Health

UIN 220178, tabled on 8 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether the proposed NHS England National Obesity Plan will include specific measures relating to diabetes.

Answered on

15 January 2015

A new National Diabetes Prevention Programme was announced in the NHS Five Year Forward View, published by NHS England in October 2014. It will be overseen by the new Prevention Programme Board which will include representation from Public Health England, NHS England, Diabetes UK and other partners.The membership of the Board is currently being finalised.

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Department of Health and Social Care