Press Release - Policy Puzzle 3rd Ed.

Launch of 3rd edition of the Diabetes Policy Puzzle

Not enough progress has been made in Europe

14 November 2011 - Across Europe more than 52.8 million people have diabetes. By 2030 this figure will rise to 64 million - which is equal to 9.5% of the adult population. Europe is home to the highest prevalence of children living with type 1 diabetes.

The International Diabetes Federation-European Region (IDF Europe), the Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND), Primary Care Diabetes Europe (PCDE) and the Alliance for European Diabetes Research (EURADIA) have produced an audit - which now covers 47 countries - to further document the diabetes epidemic and the disparate national policies and practices that currently exist across the European region. [...]

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