HL Deb 09 July 2001 vol 626 c64WA
Lord Harrison

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When they will establish national targeted programmes to identify Type 2 diabetes early. [HL152]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

We recognise the importance of detecting and treating diabetes as early as possible. We are exploring possible approaches to improving early identification of the condition, including public and professional awareness raising and are planning further work on the evidence for and feasibility of screening sub-groups of the population at high risk of developing diabetes.