Diabetes on the rise amongst the young

The number of people under 40 with type 2 diabetes has increased sharply in the past 20 years, researchers at Cardiff University found.

Between 1991 and 2010 there was a rise of around 270% in this age group, with the average age at which people get the disease falling slightly.

The researchers fear this growing trend could put an increasing strain upon healthcare resources.

Read more at Cardiff University