Many patients with diabetes are at risk of blindness, amputation and even death because so few of them attend courses about how to manage their condition, a leading charity has warned.

Diabetes UK said a mere 8,274 of the 144,352 people newly diagnosed with the disease in England and Wales in 2014-15 went to a diabetes education course, which advises patients on how to stay as healthy as possible.

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