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Will a type 2 timebomb be one legacy of lockdown?

Daniel Allen Health journalist

Comfort eating, lack of exercise and increased alcohol consumption could mean a surge in diabetes diagnoses

Research released by NHS England shows that the overall death rate for people with diabetes doubled during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nursing Standard. 35, 7, 67-69. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.7.67.s20

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