Diabetes could "bankrupt" the NHS yet most spending is avoidable, say experts

Diabetes could 'bankrupt' the NHS in 20 years yet most spending is avoidable, say experts Four-fifths of NHS diabetes spending goes on treating complicationsNumber of people with diabetes expected to rise from 3.8m to 6.25m by 2035 | UPDATED: 08:31 GMT, 25 April 2012 Diabetes Diabetes will cost the NHS more than a sixth of its entire budget by 2035, a report has warned.