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Type-1 diabetics 'missing out on life-changing glucose monitors'


ens of thousands of type-1 diabetics in England are being denied access to a "life-changing" blood sugar monitor due to a postcode lottery, data suggests.

The Freestyle Libre, used by Prime Minister Theresa May, was made available on the NHS last November.

But an investigation by the BMJ found a quarter of local NHS groups in England were not recommending the devices for patients.

Health bosses said the "NHS does not have unlimited resources".

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