How a health promotion model reduces disabling complications of diabetes
The incidence of diabetes is increasing worldwide, and in England 1.3 million people - 2 to 3% - have the condition (DH, 2001a). Diabetes affects physical and psychological well-being, as well as lifestyle, relationships, income and life expectancy, and the financial implications are significant: 5% of the total NHS budget and 10% of acute-sector resources are spent on diabetes.
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