Access to blood glucose test strips vital to help diabetics manage their condition is being restricted against government guidance, a charity says.
Of about 2,200 people who answered a question about the strips as part of a survey for Diabetes UK, 39% had had prescriptions refused or restricted.
It says restrictions are being imposed by local health managers to save money.
But a spokesman representing Clinical Commissioning Groups said the strips had been over-prescribed in the past.
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