Diabetes

Diabetes is a major public health challenge. Diabetes reduces the life expectancy of people with type 1 by about 15 years and type 2 by about 10 years. In 2017/18 there were approaching 84,000 people aged 17 years and over who had been diagnosed with diabetes in Kent. This represents 6.6% of the registered population in this age group.

Our resources

Our resources

Data and reports

Information on prevalence and hospital admission rates can be found in the 'living well' section of our Health and Social Care Maps.


Library services

The Public Health and Social Care Library can provide access to library and knowledge services, including books and journal articles relating to diabetes. We can also produce bespoke literature searches.


Requests

If you can't find what you were looking for,  we complete over 200 ad-hoc requests for analysis each year. Request further analysis or a literature  search or contact us.
External resources

External resources

A number of organisations produce diabetes statistics both at national and local level.