HOUSE VISITS

In February we undertook 203 house visits. This is four times as many as other local practices of a similar size. House visits take a substantial amount of doctor time.

Diabetes Scotland

Diabetes Scotland

Most publicity centres on the rising numbers of patients with Type 2 diabetes and the association with obesity. However, the numbers of children with Type 1, which is caused by an autoimmune process which attacks the insulin producing cells in the pancreas, are also rising rapidly -by 2-3% per year in most countries.