Victoria Atkins MP hosts Diabetes UK’s parliamentary launch of its State of the Nation 2016 report

 

Victoria Atkins MP hosted Diabetes UK’s parliamentary launch of its State of the Nation 2016 report, which heard the Secretary of State for Health, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, reiterate his commitment to improving education around Diabetes.

 

The report by Diabetes UK highlighted that importance of providing all those diagnosed with diabetes access to the tools they need to effectively manage their condition.

 

Victoria said:

 

“I was delighted to host the Parliamentary Launch of the State of the Nation 2016 report.

 

I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 3, and understand the importance of education for all those living with this condition.

 

I was particularly pleased to hear from the Secretary of State that he is committed to supporting our work to improve the life chances for those with Diabetes.

 

As the Prime Minister said today in Prime Minister’s Questions, “It is important that we send a message to them that their future is not limited: they can do whatever they want.”