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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-18965: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 21 September 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many children have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in each year since 2007, broken down by NHS board.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 4 October 2018

The following table shows the number of new cases of diabetes amongst those aged 0 to 19 in each year from 2009 to 2016.

Type 2 diabetes: Number of new cases, age 0-19

Age

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

0 to 9

2

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

10 to 19

22

18

10

21

8

19

20

17

Source: Scottish Diabetes Survey 2016, NHS Scotland: Scottish Diabetes Survey Monitoring Group

The survey does not present the number of cases for this age group broken down by NHS Board. The number of cases prior to 2009 is also not available.