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Your spotlight on local services

Healthier Lives: Diabetes


Adults with diabetes have excess risk of a range of complications including major vascular disease (heart attack and stroke) and microvascular disease (kidney disease, amputation, retinopathy). See how your GP practice or CCG compares with this great interactive map.

Here’s a little summary of Merton below for you!

  • 56.1% of diabetic Merton residents have good control of their blood sugar – that’s 173rd out of 211 CCGs
  • 66.2% of diabetic Merton residents have well controlled blood pressure – that’s 104th out of 211 CCGs
  • 72.7% of diabetic Merton residents have well controlled cholesterol – that’s 104th out of 211 CCGs
  • 34.2% of people have well controlled blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol – that’s 154th out of 209 CCGs

Click here to view a table showing the difference between GP surgeries in Merton


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