HC Deb 11 November 1999 vol 337 c818W
Mr. David Stewart

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects to receive the advice of the UK Screening Committee on the feasibility of introducing high risk type 2 diabetic screening. [97649]

Mr. Hutton

The United Kingdom National Screening Committee is considering the case for introducing a screening programme targeted at people at high risk of type 2 diabetes. We expect to receive the Committee's advice later next year. In England, this work will be linked in to the National Service Framework for diabetes.

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