The number of people living with diabetes has soared by nearly 60% in the past decade, Diabetes UK warns.
The charity said more than 3.3 million people have some form of the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005.
Dr Joan St John, a GP in Brent in north-west London, where diabetes levels are some of the highest in the country, said the condition had become incredibly widespread.
Part of GP pay is linked to diagnosing and treating diabetes - and has been for years.Would any NHS experts like to tell us how many years?? Capitalists may like to take a guess.