WHO and IDF (International Diabetes Federation) issue diabetes warning to developing world
This article was originally published in Clinica
Some 3.2 million deaths can be attributed to diabetes each year, according to a report released today by the World Health Organization and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). The figure is three times higher than previous calculations and is set to put greater pressure on healthcare systems to address the need for timely diagnosis of the condition, particularly in the case of the type 2 form of the disease, which accounts for around 90% of all cases.
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