Adult obesity and type 2 diabetes / Public Health England.
- Public Health England.
About this work
The paper provides an overview of obesity and type 2 diabetes among adults, describing the epidemiology of each disorder, how the 2 conditions are linked and why they present a major public health challenge. Latest available data and evidence illustrate prevalence trends in both obesity and diabetes at a national and local level as well as the potential implications in terms of health consequences, inequalities and cost. The paper also signposts latest relevant policy and guidance documents.