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Sugar And Diabetes

EDM number 1146 in 2012-13, proposed by Keith Vaz on 05/03/2013.
Categorised under the topics of Diseases and Health education and preventive medicine.

That this House is alarmed by the recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE, that identifies sugar as a predictor of diabetes separately from obesity; notes that the study examined the availability of sugar and diabetes rates from 175 countries worldwide over the last decade, finding that the more sugar available in a country the greater the incidence of diabetes; further notes the study found that for every extra 150 calories available from all sources the prevalence of diabetes rose by 0.1 per cent but for every extra 150 calories from sugar then prevalance rose by 1.1 per cent; recognises the need to address the growing diabetes epidemic in the UK; and calls on the Department of Health to respond to the report by re-evaluating the toxicity of sugar.

This motion has been signed by a total of 27 MPs.

Keith Vaz05/03/2013Leicester EastLabourProposed
Margaret Ritchie05/03/2013South DownSocial Democratic and Labour PartySeconded
Peter Bottomley05/03/2013Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins06/03/2013Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Alan Meale06/03/2013MansfieldLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn06/03/2013Islington NorthLabourSeconded
Mark Durkan06/03/2013FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Martin Caton07/03/2013GowerLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin07/03/2013Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds07/03/2013Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Paul Flynn07/03/2013Newport WestLabourSigned
Adrian Sanders11/03/2013TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
George Galloway11/03/2013Bradford WestRespectSigned
William McCrea12/03/2013South AntrimDUPSigned
Virendra Sharma12/03/2013Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
John Leech12/03/2013Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Shaun Woodward12/03/2013St Helens South and WhistonLabourSigned
Alasdair McDonnell12/03/2013Belfast SouthSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Lady Hermon13/03/2013North DownIndependentSigned
John McDonnell13/03/2013Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Ian Lavery14/03/2013WansbeckLabourSigned
Mark Williams18/03/2013CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Yasmin Qureshi18/03/2013Bolton South EastLabourSigned
David Ward18/03/2013Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSigned
Lindsay Roy21/03/2013GlenrothesLabourSigned
Mary Glindon22/03/2013North TynesideLabourSigned
David Crausby10/04/2013Bolton North EastLabourSigned

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