The number of prescriptions given to treat type 2 diabetes – a disease associated with obesity and lifestyle – has risen by nearly 35 per cent in just four years, according to new research. Data analysts at Exasol produced a heat map of England showing prescription rates in 2011 and 2015, using official Government figures. They found that, based on current trends, the number of people with type 2 diabetes was on track to reach five million by 2020, five years earlier than previously thought.
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Prescriptions have gone up by more than a third in just five years. The map of prescriptions indicates a higher prevalence of the disease in the east of England.However, the highest rate of type 2 diabetes prescriptions was Newham in London. According to researchers, it was estimated this would rise to five million by 2020, based on the prescriptions ordered. At Dietsensor, we are convinced if you have the right data and the right technology, you can turn any problem into a data problem and uncover information to help address it. The DietSensor mobile application was developed to help users better manage their health, by providing accurate, easily nutritional information, especially for those who are suffering from being overweight or with chronicle diseases related to nutrition. By downloading the mobile app you can: -Track your daily meal intake – Select foods to plan daily meals -Learn about portions serving sizes – The DietSensor’s app is an extremely popular option for people looking to really get their arms around their portion size, daily caloric goals and intake, and start keeping an eye on the foods they eat.
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