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Explosive growth predicted in need for diabetes care products:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Some 330 million people globally will be suffering from diabetes in 20 years' time. That is the stark prediction that was made on World Diabetes Day on November 12, as reported by Health First Europe. In the EU, the European Commission estimates that 19 million people, or 4% of the population are current affected by diabetes, and that this number is likely to increase to 26 million by 2030, or 6% of the population. In the EU, type-2 diabetes, which is often associated with obesity, costs some E15bn ($11.6bn) a year. The World Health Organisation estimates that the number of deaths attributed annually to diabetes is about 3.2 million, yet at least 50% of all people with diabetes are not aware of their life-threatening condition.

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